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...
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...
Kennebunk, Maine

Dogs are welcome but they must be on-leash at this beach. Between June 15th and Labor Day they are only allowed before 9 am and after 5 pm. There are no restrictions the rest of the year. This dog friendly beach is a real tail wagger!

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.

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...
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 ...
Saco, Maine

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

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-...