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Higgins Beach

Dogs are allowed on and off-leash at Higgins Beach at different times depending on the season.

Peak Season Dog Rules:
No dogs are allowed from May 15 to Labor Day: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., leashed or voice command dogs allowed from sunrise to 9 a.m.; after 5 p.m. to sunset dogs ok only on a leash. Look for posted red signs indicating restricted areas.

From April 1 to Labor Day, dogs are not allowed in a restricted beach area between Champion Street and the Spurwink River.

Off-Season Dog Rules:
From after Labor Day to May 14: dogs on-leash are allowed between 1-3 p.m. Dogs are allowed all other hours on voice control. Visit Website

Or call (207) 553-1388 for more information.


BringFido Guest Rating

Higgins Beach has received a rating of 4.0 out of 5 bones by 1 canine critic on BringFido.

  • Kristen
    Jul. 28, 2021
    Great spot!

    We took our pup after 5 p.m., and it was a bit more crowded than I would have liked, but we went to the end of the beach, and it was much quieter there. Great place for fetch. Free and easy parking depending on the time and weather.

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