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

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.

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 ...
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...
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 ...
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.

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...
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...
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...
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-...
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.