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.

Top Pet Friendly Beaches in Maine

Kennebunkport, Maine
Located on King's Highway, Off Route 9, North of Kennebunkport Village. At three miles long, Goose Rockes Beach is wide, smooth and sandy, and affords wonderful views of Eastern Goose Rocks and Timber Island, just off the coast. Dogs are allow...
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...
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...
Kennebunk, Maine
Located on Beach Avenue off Routes 9 & 35. Dogs are allowed on Kennebunk beaches before 9am and after 5pm. This restriction applies between June 15 until the day after Labor Day. At other times of the year, there are no restrictions other than...
Saco, Maine

Dogs are welcome but they must be on-leash at this beach. Your pooch will love 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...
Scarborough, Maine
A long sandy beach that extends from the jetty at Pine Point to Old Orchard Beach. The beach is both public and private with public access. During the summer months the Town rakes the beach weekly. The municipal parking lot is located on Avenue 5 ...
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.

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.

Wells, Maine
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 f...