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Maine Dog Friendly Beaches

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Dog Beaches in Maine

US Route 1A, York Beach, ME (Map)
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 20th. Dogs on the beach will be required to be on a leash between May 20th ... More details »
Fort Road and Slocum Drive, South Portland, ME (Map)
We walk our dogs here all the time. It's an absolutely gorgeous shoreline. Great place to walk your dog on-leash. From time to time we do come across some dogs that are off-leash that decide to take a dip. However, this is not an official off-leash area. Seating areas, piers to walk down, and old civil war forts to expl... More details »
Waterman Drive and Ocean Street, South Portland, ME (Map)
Off-leash dog walking year round from 6am - 9pm. Dog beach area located within park. There is some water access along the edge of the park. There is also a small beach that can be accessed by a rather steep path through the grass. Before you head out be sure to review More details »
Atlantic Avenue, Wells, ME (Map)
Seven mile long sandy beach. DOGS ON BEACH: April 1 through June 15 - ON A LEASH and under charge of a responsible person. Please keep dogs away from Piping Plover nests. June 16 through September 15 - OFF BEACH from 8:00am until 6:00pm ON BEACH from 6:00pm until 8:00pm Must be ON A LEASH and under charge of a responsi... More details »
Beach Street, South Portland, ME (Map)
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, between the hours of 7:00 a.m. and 9:00 a.m., and 7 p.m. and 9:00 p.m. From Octo... More details »

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