Dog Friendly Activities in Portland, ME

There are 32 dog friendly activities in Portland. 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 Portland.

Pet Friendly Casco Bay Lines
Casco Bay Lines All aboard this working mailboat of Casco Bay Lines in Portland, ME. 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 dog-friendly boat bringing mail and freight to the islands. Just make sure Fido is leashed during this unique boat tour. Ticket fees vary for people and dogs. See Details
Pet Friendly Quarry Run Dog Park
Quarry Run Dog Park Quarry Run Dog Park in Portland, ME, 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. See Details
Portland Discovery Land and Sea Tours Bring Fido on a pet-friendly Portland Discovery Land and Sea Tour in Portland, ME. Tours include sights like the Portland Harbor, historic downtown, 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. See Details
Maine Narrow Gauge Railroad Co. Bring Fido out for an afternoon at the pet-friendly Maine Narrow Gauge Railroad Co. in Portland, ME. The round trip train ride is approximately 40 minutes long and showcases 3 miles of waterfront, including Casco Bay, lighthouses, marinas, forts, parks, and a beach. Leashed dogs are welcome on the train in Coach Class. During warmer months, open-air passenger cars are offered for unobstructed views and excellent airflow. Dogs are not allowed on the Polar Express rides. See Details
East End Beach at Eastern Promenade Park Bring Fido to the pet-friendly East End Beach at Eastern Promenade Park in Portland, ME. There is a designated area for off-leash play, giving your dog the opportunity for exercise and maybe even social time with other pups! Off-leash hours are in the summer (Memorial Day to Labor Day) before 9:00 AM and after 5:00 PM, and in the winter (Labor Day to Memorial Day) any time during park hours, 5:00 AM to 10:00 PM. See Details
Bunker Brewing Company Bunker Brewing Company is a pet-friendly brewery in Portland, ME. Leashed dogs are allowed to join the owners on the outdoor patio. The beers on draft include a IPAs, porters, goses, lagers and more. They also offer a variety of cans to take home with you. Grab a bite to eat at one of the many food trucks that frequent the car park. See Details
Definitive Brewing Company Definitive Brewing Company is a dog-friendly brewery where you can enjoy beer and snacks in Portland, ME. Fido is welcome to accompany you to a picnic bench at the front of the brewery when you stop by for a drink in the afternoon or evening. They serve a wide variety of house-brewed beer; many of which are deliciously fruity and dessert-inspired, and some light snacks. See Details
Portland Fire Engine Co. Tours Portland Fire Engine Co. Tours is a pet-friendly attraction in Portland, ME, welcoming furry friends to join their owners for a narrated excursion. Hop aboard a vintage open-air engine and take in the city's sights, including lighthouses, museums, monuments and more. Ensure you and Fido have a spot on the 13-person tour by contacting the guide beforehand. See Details
Allagash Brewing Company Allagash Brewing Company is a dog-friendly, independent craft brewery is located in Portland, ME. They produce a variety of flagship and seasonal brews. Their signature beer is the Allagash White, a Belgian-style wheat beer. They also offer wild, sour, barrel-aged, and fermented beers. Bring Fido along on the spacious and rustic outdoor patio, which includes lots of seating, covered and uncovered. See Details
Lone Pine Brewing Lone Pine Brewing is a dog-friendly brewery in Portland, ME. Your well-behaved and leashed pup is welcome to join you at an outside table or inside the taproom. Enjoy a variety of craft beers, including lagers, sours, IPAs and more. They also offer their own brand of hard seltzers, with flavors like Red Berry Lemonade, Mango Cream, and Holy Donut Margarita. See Details
Back Cove Trail Leashed dogs are allowed at one of the oldest and most popular of the trails in Portland, Back Cove Trail, which offers great views of the Portland skyline. Set along Portland’s iconic Baxter Blvd on Back Cove, this park has a 3-mile multi-use path, athletic field, horticultural gardens, fitness course, and wildlife viewing areas. The tree-lined stone dust and paved path boasts views of the skyline while hugging the edges of a tidal estuary basin. There are abundant opportunities for birding, biking, running and walking. The Back Cove trail was first visioned by James Phinney Baxter, mayor of Portland in the late 1800’s and early 1900’s. The Back Cove trail was completed in 1917 after a combined effort by many Portland residents. See Details
Portland Paddle Portland Paddle, located in Portland, ME, welcomes your pup to accompany you on their dog-friendly kayak and paddle board rentals. You can enjoy solo or tandem sea kayaking adventures on Casco Bay. Please note that pets are permitted only with rentals and not during tours or classes. See Details
Austin Street Brewery Austin Street Brewery is a dog-friendly brewery in the Bayside neighborhood of Portland, ME. Bring Fido along on the partially-covered patio while you enjoy some of their house-brewed beers. Styles include kolschs, pale ales, IPAs, stouts, and more. See Details
Fish & Bone Fido can join you shopping at the dog-friendly Fish & Bone store in Portland, ME. This retailer carries pet supplies, plus clothing and more for humans. Well-behaved, leashed pups are welcome inside the store to browse the aisles with you. See Details
Goodfire Brewing Co. Goodfire Brewing Co. is a pet-friendly brewery in Portland, ME. Bring Fido along inside the modern tapoom or outside on the patio. This brewery churns out a variety of colorful and delicious beers, including IPAs, pilsners, pale ales, and more. You can also grab a bite from one of the visiting food trucks; check their social media page for more details. See Details
Valley Street Dog Park Valley Street Dog Park in Portland, ME, is a large, fenced park where dogs can run and play without leashes. Features include benches, a water station, and shaded areas. See Details
Eastern Promenade Trail 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 See Details
Shipyard Brewing Company Shipyard Brewing Company is a pet-friendly brewery in Portland, ME. Bring Fido along at one of the high-top tables on the front patio. House-brewed beer styles include wheat ales, IPAs, pale ales, stouts, and their famous Pumpkinhead ale. See Details
Mayor Baxter Woods Baxter Woods is a dog-friendly forested retreat in the midst of residential neighborhoods in Portland, ME. Bring Fido along for a stroll on one of the primary or secondary trails in the 29-acre park. Most of the area is shaded and surrounded by pines. There are also two ponds and an open meadow. Dogs must be leashed at all times and humans must clean up after their dogs. See Details
Three of Strong Spirits Sip on craft cocktails and flights of house-made spirits, like small-batch rum, at Three of Strong Spirits. This dog-friendly distillery can be found in the popular neighborhood of East Bayside in Portland, ME. Leashed dogs are welcome to join you at an outside table by the taproom. Three of Strong Spirits often has a mocktail available for four-legged patrons, so be sure to ask if there is a special drink for Fido! The taproom also offers popcorn and charcuterie boards. See Details
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