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Dog Friendly Activities in Bar Harbor, ME

There are 13 dog friendly activities in Bar Harbor. Use the links below to get an overview of each one, see pictures, print directions, and even read reviews from other dog owners. Coming from out of town? Get a discounted rate on pet friendly hotels in Bar Harbor.

Pet Friendly Acadia National Park
Acadia National Park Acadia National Park has been a popular destination for dog owners for generations. Whatever you love to do in the great outdoors, you'll find an opportunity at this stunning, dog-friendly park in Bar Harbor, ME. Whether you are into camping, hiking, or kayaking, Acadia is the place for you and Fido! You can even get involved in geocache, check out the wildlife, fish, skijor, and more. With over 158 miles of hiking trails, 45 miles of carriage roads, and three campgrounds open to pets, you may never have enough time to explore every corner of this park, but even a glimpse will last in your mind for a lifetime. See Details
Pet Friendly Island Explorer
Island Explorer Explore all Acadia has to offer aboard the Island Explorer bus in Bar Harbor, ME. This free, pet-friendly shuttle will take you into Acadia National Park, the Jordan Pond House, along Loop Road, and to many other popular areas. Fido must be leashed while on the bus. See Details
Acadian Nature Cruises Acadian Nature Cruises is a pet-friendly tour in Bar Harbor, ME. Bring your well-behaved and leashed pup along for a two-hour, narrated cruise of Frenchman Bay. Search the skies for eagles and migrating birds or scan the water for porpoises, seals, and other marine animals. While the Acadian does have a heated cabin, it is highly recommended that you and your pet dress in warmer clothing for the cruise. See Details
Downeast Windjammer Cruise Lines and Bar Harbor Ferry Downeast Windjammer Cruise Lines and Bar is a pet-friendly tour in Bar Harbor, ME. Set sail for a cruise among the islands of Frenchman Bay with your favorite canine companion. Pets are welcome on the Windjammer and Ferry cruises as long as they are on a leash. The morning sail is generally a mellow, relaxed trip while the afternoon sail is a bit more lively thanks to the afternoon sea breezes. The sunset sail offers breathtaking views of Frenchman Bay, often to the accompanying tunes of live music. See Details
Bar Harbor Shore Path Bar Harbor Shore Path is a pet-friendly trail in Bar Harbor, ME. More than a century old, this level walking path follows the shore of Frenchman Bay from the centrally-located Town’s Ells Pier to Wayman Lane along the East shore. Dogs are welcome to explore with you on a leash while you enjoy amazing coastal sights, including views of the Porcupine Islands, Balance Rock, Egg Rock Light and the Schoodic Peninsula. See Details
Ocean Path Trail Ocean Path Trail is pet-friendly. For an easy yet beautiful way to see Acadia, hike this trail through old-growth forests that hug the Maine coastline. At just over 2 miles in length, this easy walk through the woods is great for all levels of hiker. Leashed dogs are welcome. See Details
Witch Hole Pond Loop Witch Hole Pond Loop is pet-friendly. There are 150 miles of trails throughout Acadia National Park, and this trail is one of the most accessible for pups and their owners. Witch Hole Pond Loop is one of Acadia's famed carriage roads that’s perfect for a winter excursion. This five mile loop is rated as easy and can be completed in a couple of hours. See Details
Sea Dawg Gift Shop Sea Dawg Gift Shop is a pet-friendly souvenir store in Bar Harbor, ME. Well-behaved, leashed pets are welcome to join you in this quirky gift shop to pick out the perfect remembrance of your trip or find a funny gift for a friend. See Details
Gorham Mountain Loop Gorham Mountain Loop is pet-friendly. If Fido is looking for a challenge, this hike cuts across the mountains and offers views of both the coastline and the surrounding peaks. Take a break at the 525-foot-high summit and soak in the spectacular autumn display. Leashed dogs are welcome on the trail, too. See Details
Sargent Mountain Loop Sargent Mountain Loop is a pet-friendly trail in Bar Harbor, ME. It runs alongside the water and across two of the highest peaks on Mount Desert Island, the largest island off the coast of Maine. Dogs are welcome, as long as they are leashed and all mess is cleaned up after them. See Details
Bar Harbor Cellars Bar Harbor Cellars in Bar Harbor, ME is dog friendly. Bring Fido to a table on the outdoor patio while you enjoy a beverage from this small production winery. Built on 100-acre Sweet Pea Farm, Bar Harbor Cellars is only minutes from downtown Bar Harbor. See Details
Bar Island Trail For 1.5 hours before and after low tide, a gravel bar is exposed connecting the town of Bar Harbor and Bar Island. On the island, the dog-friendly Bar Island Trail gradually ascends through the forest on an old road to various open sections with views of Bar Harbor and Frenchman Bay. Exercise caution and be aware of the tides, as the ocean otherwise covers the bar. If you walk over to the island and lose track of time, it is 9 hours until the bar emerges again. This hike is 1.9 miles round trip. See Details
Acadia Park Company Acadia Park Company is a pet-friendly gift shop in Bar Harbor, ME. Your leashed pup is welcome to join you inside while you browse their selection of Arcadia Park merchandise, including mugs, sweatshirts, t-shirts, hats and much more. See Details
Little Long Pond Leash-Free Area The Little Long Pond Off-Leash Area near Acadia National Park is a designated place for dogs in Seal Harbor, ME. The private piece of land is managed by the Rockefeller family. The property is not fenced-in, so keep an eye on Fido. Hike the trails and carriage roads and make your way to the water for a serene moment surrounded by beautiful mountains. Be sure to bring waste bags and water for your pup! See Details
Jordan Pond Located at beautiful Acadia National Park in Seal Harbor, ME, Jordan Pond is considered one of the most picturesque areas in the entire park. Leashed dogs are welcome on the pet-friendly Shore Trail that loops around the pond, but they are not permitted in the water. See Details
Beal and Bunker Mail Boat Ferry Take a trip to one of the remote, beautiful islands off the Maine coast on one of these pet-friendly ferries in Northeast Harbor, ME. They provide year-round commuter, mail and freight services to Great Cranberry, Little Cranberry, and Sutton Island from the Northeast Harbor town pier. Enjoy the fresh air and spectacular views aboard their reliable and well-maintained boats. Bicycles, pets, and freight are permitted. No cars (though a barge for cars is available by appointment). See Details
Wildwood Stables Carriage Tours Wildwood Stables Carriage Tours in Seal Harbor, ME are pet friendly. The park is located on the southeastern side of Mount Desert Island. You can Fido can enjoy a variety of daily horse-drawn carriage rides & tours from end of May through mid-October of each year. Tours follow the scenic carriage roads that were originally constructed by John D. Rockefeller between 1913 and 1940. Pets are welcome to come along on private rides only. See Details
Lamoine State Park Lamoine State Park is a pet-friendly public area in Lamoine, ME. This oceanfront park is hugely popular among tourists looking to get a taste of Maine, and it's a lot quieter than many parks in the area. You and Fido will still get great access to natural beauty: Bar Harbor, Acadia National Park, rockbound islands, and a number of lighthouses are located in the vicinity of the park. Dogs are welcome on a leash under six feet from October 1st through March 31st. See Details
Carriages of Acadia Travel down Acadia's historic roads accompanied by your dog on a tour with Carriages of Acadia in Seal Harbor, ME. Choose from three dog-friendly horse-drawn carriage excursions and sit back and relax as your driver tells you about the park while you enjoy the ride. There are one or two hour rides that circle mountains, trails and architecture, with the option of narration. Fido must be leashed throughout the ride. See Details
Sea Princess Scenic Nature Cruises Soak up amazing views of the Great Harbor of Mount Desert and Somes Sound Fjord aboard one of the pet-friendly Sea Princess Scenic Nature Cruises in Northeast Harbor, ME. Small, leashed dogs that can be held on your lap are welcome aboard. Morning trips are narrated by a ranger from Acadia National Park. Enjoy views of Bear Island Lighthouse and a 50-minute stopover on Little Cranberry Island. See Details