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

South Portland, Maine
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-...
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.

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...
South Portland, Maine

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.

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.

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...
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...
Wells, Maine
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 ...
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...
Saco, Maine

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