Pet Friendly Beaches in Maine

Pet Friendly Beaches in Maine

Dog friendly beaches are a pooches’ happy place! From frolicking in the surf, digging in the sand, and soaking up the sun - what’s not to love? Maine has dog friendly beaches that your pooch will really dig! We’ve sniffed out the best ME dog friendly beaches that you and your four-legged beach buddy can enjoy together.

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Top Pet Friendly Beaches in Maine

Portland, Maine
East End Beach, the City of Portland’s only public beach, is a haven for summer visitors and urban dwellers alike. The sand and pebble beach stretches for a several hundred yards along the edge of the Eastern Promenade. Dogs are...
Saco, Maine

Dogs are welcome but they must be on-leash at this beach. Your pooch will love this dog friendly beach!

York Beach, Maine
Between May 20th and September 20th dogs are allowed to be off-leash between sunrise and 8:00am as long as the dog is under the voice control. Dogs are not allowed on the beach between the hours of 8:00am and 6:00pm from May 20th through September...
South Portland, Maine
This 4 acre beach overlooks Casco Bay and is sandwiched between Fisherman's Point and the SMCC campus. It offers a seasonal beach house with restrooms, snack bar and showers. Dogs are welcome at Willard Beach, from May 1 through September 30, ...
Scarborough, Maine
A sandy beach along the Scarborough River channel that is located at the end of Ferry Road. The beach is somewhat protected from ocean waves by the jetty located on the other side of the channel. We love taking our dogs to this beach! Great place ...
Ogunquit, Maine

Dogs are welcome but they must be on-leash at this beach. From April 1st to October 1st dogs are not allowed on the beach, but the are allowed the rest of the year. Surfs up at this dog friendly beach.

Scarborough, Maine
A sandy beach located within a quaint residential neighborhood dating from the late 1800s. Higgins Beach is a small private sandy beach with public access to it. Located off Route 77 (Spurwink Rd.) at the end of Ocean Avenue. June 15th to Sept. 15...
Biddeford, Maine

Leashed dogs are welcome on Biddeford area beaches before 9 am and after 8 pm. Run, walk, or jog along the surf with your dog at this dog friendly beach.

Old Orchard Beach, Maine

Dogs are allowed off-leash on Old Orchard Beach before 10am and after 5pm. Old Orchard Beach is a long 7 mile beach.

Kittery Point, Maine
Dogs are welcome on-leash. They are allowed at times other than between the hours of 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. from June 15th through September 10th of each year. At no time shall the owner or keeper of any dog allow that dog to run at large on Crescent o...