Dog Friendly Activities in Old Orchard Beach, ME

There are 44 dog friendly activities in Old Orchard Beach, ME. Use the links below to get an overview of each attraction, 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 Old Orchard Beach, ME, or call 877-411-FIDO to speak with one of our pet travel experts!

Old Orchard Beach Dog Park

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fenced in area next to Mall Plaza and basket ball courts. Two benches

Quarry Run Dog Park

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Quarry Run Dog Park has seven acres of fenced, off-leash play space for dogs and their humans to enjoy. Inside the large fenced area is a smaller fenced area for smaller dogs to play without stress. Outside of the park, there are acres of trails to explore with your leashed dog. Bring your own water and waste bags and be aware that it can get quite muddy after rain.

Willard Beach

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Willard Beach is a public beach less than 5 minutes from Portland. In the summer months, dogs can run off leash (under voice control) from 7:00 am to 9:00 am. In the off-season (September 30 to May 1st), dogs are welcome anytime. Between May 1 and September 30, dogs are not allowed on the beach except between the hours of 7:00 am and 9:00 am and 7:00 pm and 9:00 pm. Willard Beach is a great sandy beach with cold, but inviting water for swimmers. Dogs love to play and romp on this scenic beach!

Wells Beach

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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 Piping Plover nests. June 16 through September 15 - OFF BEACH from 8:00 A.M. until 6:00 P.M. ON BEACH from 6:00 P.M. until 8:00 P.M.

Drake's Island

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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.

Mackworth Island

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Mackworth Island, a legislated bird sanctuary, is a great place to walk dogs oceanside as you take in the sites. Open to visitors from dawn to dusk.

Valley Street Dog Park

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Valley Street Dog Park is a large fenced park where dogs can run and play without leashes. Features include benches, water station, and shaded areas.

Mountain Division Trail

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The Mountain Division Trail is one of 1600 rail-trails supported by Rails-to-Trails Conservancy, a nonprofit organization that is working to create a nationwide network of trails from former rail lines and connecting corridors. Previously an unused railroad corridor, this "rail-trail" is now a great place to walk Fido in Windham! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the Mountain Division Trail. Rails-to-Trails Conservancy has generously provided map data for this trail to Bring Fido for informational purposes only. For more detailed trail information, please visit <a href="http://www.traillink.com/viewtrail.aspx?AcctID=6015116">TrailLink.com</a>.

Short Sands Beach

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This lovely York beach is a great place to spend the day. Pets are welcome before 8:00 am and after 6:00 pm, May 20th through September 20th. In the off-season, dogs are welcome any time. Pets must be leashed between 6:00 am and sunrise between May 20th and September 20th.

Goose Rocks Beach

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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.

Baxter Woods

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Baxter Woods is a forested retreat in the midst of residential neighborhoods where you and your dog can enjoy a stroll along the primary or secondary trails. Dogs must be leashed at all times and humans must clean up after their dogs.

Kennebunk Beach

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

Rachel Carson National Wildlife Refuge

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This gorgeous wildlife refuge is a fantastic place to enjoy the beauty of nature with your leashed, four-legged companion.

Capisic Pond Park

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Your pet can join you off-leash as you walk this lovely lakeside trail as long as they remain under strict voice control. Be aware, though, that the area is not fenced.

Crescent Beach State Park

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Bring your pet to explore the rocks at this popular beach. They're welcome on-leash from October 1st to March 31. Check times as beach narrows greatly at high tide.

Mount Agamenticus

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Your leashed pet is welcome on these well-marked trails with lovely mountain views.

Hinckley Park

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The off-leash area in this South Portland park includes two ponds where your pooch can go for a swim. Be careful as the area is not fenced.

Bug Light Park

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While not a dog park, this is a highly visited area by many of the local pups. Pets love the chance to play off-leash in the designated area of this park, which includes beach access. Be careful as the area is not fenced.

Blueberry Fields

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Bring your pet with you as you go blueberry picking along miles of trails. Dogs are welcome as long as they stay on-leash.

Casco Bay Mailboat

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All aboard this working mailboat! You and your furry friend will be able to see the islands of Casco Bay, including Little Diamond, Great Diamond, Long, Cliff, and Chebeague, as you ride onboard the boat bringing mail and freight to the islands. Just make sure your dog is leashed during this unique boat tour.

Mother's Beach

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Bring your dog to join the seaside fun at this Kennebunk beach. Leashed dogs are welcome before 9am or after 6pm in summer, or anytime on-leash in the off-season. A permit to park at the beach is required from mid-June to mid-September. Daily, weekly and seasonal passes are available at Kennebunk Town Hall and at electronic kiosks at the beaches.

Eastern Trail

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The Eastern Trail is one of 1600 rail-trails supported by Rails-to-Trails Conservancy, a nonprofit organization that is working to create a nationwide network of trails from former rail lines and connecting corridors. Previously an unused railroad corridor, this "rail-trail" is now a great place to walk Fido in South Portland! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the South Portland Pathway. Rails-to-Trails Conservancy has generously provided map data for this trail to Bring Fido for informational purposes only. For more detailed trail information, please visit <a href="http://www.traillink.com/viewtrail.aspx?AcctID=6016228">TrailLink.com</a>.

Eastern Promenade Park Off-Leash Area

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Bring your pet for a bit of off-leash play in the designated area of this Portland city park. Be careful, though, as the area is not fenced.

Saco Dog Park

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Pleasant dog park, new, fairly small in comparison to Portland Dog Parks. Tree stumps to sit on and some nice shade area.

Kennebunk Dog Park

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Bring your pet to run and play off-leash at this West Kennebunk dog park, which is fully fenced with benches, trees, and mulch ground cover.

Eastern Trail (Scarborough)

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The Eastern Trail (Scarborough) is one of 1600 rail-trails supported by Rails-to-Trails Conservancy, a nonprofit organization that is working to create a nationwide network of trails from former rail lines and connecting corridors. Previously an unused railroad corridor, this "rail-trail" is now a great place to walk Fido in Scarborough! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the Eastern Trail (Scarborough). Rails-to-Trails Conservancy has generously provided map data for this trail to Bring Fido for informational purposes only. For more detailed trail information, please visit <a href="http://www.traillink.com/viewtrail.aspx?AcctID=6017603">TrailLink.com</a>.

Ogunquit Dog Park

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The Ogunquit Dog Park is fully fenced with double gates and a separate area for small dogs. There is sun and shade, wood chips on ground, and water available end of March through November. Dogs on vacation are all welcome.

Mountain Division Trail

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The Mountain Division Trail is one of 1600 rail-trails supported by Rails-to-Trails Conservancy, a nonprofit organization that is working to create a nationwide network of trails from former rail lines and connecting corridors. Previously an unused railroad corridor, this "rail-trail" is now a great place to walk Fido in Standish! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the Mountain Division Trail. Rails-to-Trails Conservancy has generously provided map data for this trail to Bring Fido for informational purposes only. For more detailed trail information, please visit <a href="http://www.traillink.com/viewtrail.aspx?AcctID=6015116">TrailLink.com</a>.

Finestkind Lobstering Trip

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Enjoy the beauty of Ogunquit's shoreline as you learn more about the life of a lobsterman. Tour guides give you a better understanding of lobstering while also pointing out the many scenic points of interest along the coast. Well-behaved pets are welcome aboard on this trip!

Donnabeth Lippman Park/Chaffin Pond

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This 123 acre park has a trail that circles Chaffin Pond. It has recently been renovated with a new parking lot and picnic tables next to the pond. There is a sandy area just down the main trail that is great for your dog to go swimming. This pond is also popular for fishing and mt. biking on the trails. Beware! Some of the trails are very low and get wet. Be prepared for mud on the back side of the lake.

Eastern Promenade Trail

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The Eastern Promenade Trail is one of 1600 rail-trails supported by Rails-to-Trails Conservancy, a nonprofit organization that is working to create a nationwide network of trails from former rail lines and connecting corridors. Previously an unused railroad corridor, this "rail-trail" is now a great place to walk Fido in Portland! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the Eastern Promenade Trail. Rails-to-Trails Conservancy has generously provided map data for this trail to Bring Fido for informational purposes only. For more detailed trail information, please visit <a href="http://www.traillink.com/viewtrail.aspx?AcctID=6016088">TrailLink.com</a>.

Doggie and Me Eats and Treats Tour

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Why should you have all the fun? Perhaps your pooch would love to check out the cuisine that Kennebunkport and Lower Village have to offer as well. We will make five stops to enjoy doggie treats and good eats! Profits from this fun tour will be donated to the Animal Welfare Society of West Kennebunk. Don't have your dog with you this visit? You can still join us for the tour at the same price and take home the treats. Tours are offered every other Friday throughout the Summer months and last about 90 minutes.

The Whole Dog Market

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A block from Willard Beach, in the heart of Willard Square, The Whole Dog Market has a unique set of products, focused on your dog's needs. Our products and services are enhanced by an uncompromising commitment to customer service, quality and education. Find the latest in toys, treats, collars, and food, or bring your pet for a self-wash after a swim in Casco Bay.

Gallery on Chase Hill

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Your pet is welcome to join you on business days as you explore this gorgeous sculpture garden, open all summer long.

Jack School Dog Run

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Pets are welcome to get some off-leash exercise at this designated dog run located behind the school. Be careful, though, as the area is not fenced.

Seashore Trolley Museum

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World's oldest and largest electric railway museum offers rides on restored streetcars on private railway, access to hiking trails, exhibits, special events throughout the season (May-Oct), museum store. Ride the rails and hike with your dog!

Pet Pantry

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Pet Pantry carries a wide variety of items from dog bakery items, pet supplies (dog and cat), & pet related gifts for people. Pets on leash are welcome to go inside and shop.

Scalawags Pet Boutique

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Located in Kennebunkport, Maine, Scalawags is a one-of-a-kind pet boutique offering fashionable dog clothes, dog collars and accessories, dog beds, healthy dog treats, dog toys, dog and cat supplies, pet lover gifts and so much more. We also offer many Maine-made and nautically-inspired items for your pet and your home. Dogs love Scalawags because of all of the personal attention they get. There is always a fresh bowl of water to greet them and free treat samples are always in paws reach. Belly rubs and ear scratches are, of course, always free at Scalawags. You'll love Scalawags for our wag-worthy selection of dog and cat items, our best-in-show shopping experience and superior customer service. We can even help you with pet-travel tips and suggestions. Just go to www.ScalawagsOnline.com or give us a call at 207.967.2775 and we will be happy to help. Scalawags...your dog's new favorite place to shop.

Ogunquit Marginal Way Dog Walk

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Leashed dogs are allowed from October 1 to March 31. Dogs are NOT allowed from April 1 to September 30.

Narrow Gauge Railroad

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Enjoy a waterfront train ride along Casco Bay and family fun inside the museum. Leashed dogs are welcome on the train.

Portland Discovery Land and Sea Tours

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Portland harbor and city tours, including area lighthouses and local wildlife (e.g., seals, osprey). Leashed, well-behaved dogs are welcome on both the boats and trolleys for no additional fee.

Wolf's Neck Woods State Park

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Casco Bay Trail carries visitors along Maine's legendary coast. Relatively easy hike with great views. Dogs are welcome on trails, but not on the beaches.

Fort Williams Park

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Leashed dogs are welcome to enjoy Fort Williams Park with their humans. Located adjacent to the famous Portland Head Light, Fort Williams Park offers more than 90 acres of space where you and your pup can enjoy a picnic, walk along the paths, explore the cliff-side loop and rocky beach, and spend a day in the great outdoors. Dogs must be leashed at all times.

Long Sands Beach

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This lovely York beach is a great place to spend the day. Pets are welcome before 8am and after 6pm, May 20th through September 20th. In the off-season, dogs are welcome anytime. Pets must be leashed between 6am and sunrise between May 20th and September 20th.