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Dog Friendly Beaches in Maine
Dog friendly beaches are heaven on earth for Fido. And since sandy paws equal happy dogs, we’ve sniffed out the best beaches in Maine where dogs can run, swim, and frolic in the sand. Use the links/map below to find a dog-friendly beach in Maine.
Top 10 Dog Friendly Beaches in Maine

Seapoint Beach

Locals love to bring their dogs to play at this rocky, pet-friendly beach. Kittery resident parking only. Dogs are welcome between the hours of 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM from June 15th through September 10th.

Willard Beach

Willard Beach is a public beach less than 5 minutes from Portland. Summer months dogs can run off leash (under voice control) from 7am - 9am. Off season dog are welcome anytime. Great sandy beach and ...

Drake's Island

Your pet is welcome to join you as you enjoy this beautiful white sand beach with dunes and sea walls, as long as they remain on-leash. Pets not permitted from 8am to 6pm in peak season.

Wells Beach

Pets love to join you for an on-leash stroll along this 2.5 mile Wells beach. April 1 through June 15 - ON A LEASH and under charge of a responsible person. Please keep dogs away from ...

Spring Point

Spring Point is an off-leash beach located at Fort Rd and Slocum Dr. Be aware that the city may be reducing the off-leash area.

Goose Rocks Beach

This 3-mile beach is long and shallow with calm waters that make it great for smaller kids. There's tide pooling neaby, and your pet is welcome to join you on-leash except from 9am-6pm in summer.

Short Sands Beach

This lovely York beach is a great place to spend the day. Your pet is welcome to join you on-leash in the off-season, or before 8am or after 6pm in the peak months.

Kennebunk Beach

Bring your pet with you on-leash as you enjoy this beautiful Maine beach. Pets not permitted in summers from 9am to 5pm.

Mother's Beach

Bring your pet to join the seaside fun at this Kennebunk beach. They're welcome before 9am or after 6pm on-leash in summer, or anytime on-leash in the off-season.

Willard Beach

Between May 1 and September 30, dogs are not allowed except between the hours of 7:00 am and 9:00 am, and 7 pm and 9:00 pm. Dogs are allowed Sept. 30 to May 1st, anytime.
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