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

Saco, Maine

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

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!

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 ...
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 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...
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.

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...
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.

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.

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-...