Dog Friendly Activities in Portland, ME

There are 31 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 Quarry Run Dog Park
Quarry Run Dog Park 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. See Details
Pet Friendly Valley Street Dog Park
Valley Street Dog Park 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. See Details
East End Beach at Eastern Promenade Park Off-Leash Area Bring your pet for a bit of off-leash play in the designated areas of East End Beach and the Northwest Shore at this Portland city park. Off-leash hours are in the summer (Memorial Day to Labor Day) before 9am and after 5pm, and in the winter (Labor Day to Memorial Day) anytime during park hours (5am-10pm). See Details
Casco Bay Lines 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. See Details
Baxter Woods 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. See Details
Capisic Pond Park 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. See Details
Couple Photo Session - Downtown Portland 'Couple Photo Session - Downtown Portland' is a pet-friendly Airbnb Experience hosted by Jamie. Create some lasting memories with your pooch at this photoshoot in Portland. Explore the Eastern Promenade to the industrial buildings downtown, as your host captures the best photos of you along the way. After your session, you will receive 25 professionally edited images. The experience lasts 1 hour and can accommodate up to 2 guests ages 18 and up. Rates start at $75 per person. See Details
Portland Discovery Land and Sea Tours 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. See Details
Private Ferry Tour of the Bay & Oysters 'Private Ferry Tour of the Bay & Oysters' is a pet-friendly Airbnb Experience hosted by Rochelle. Hop aboard the Casco Bay Ferry Lines, enjoy two different wine pairings and tour the culture and history of Casco Bay. Dogs are welcome with prior approval from host. The experience lasts 3 hours and can accommodate up to 8 guests ages 18 and up. Rates start at $74 per person. See Details
1 Hour Personal Photoshoot in Portland '1 Hour Personal Photoshoot in Portland' is a pet-friendly Airbnb Experience hosted by Savannah. This experience includes a personalized one hour photoshoot for you and your dog with 15 finished photos. Savannah always shoots around Portland, so knows the best locations downtown, along the water and in the woods. The experience lasts 1 hour and can accommodate up to 3 guests ages 16 and up. Parents may also bring children under 2 years of age. Guests should be prepared to be outdoors for the duration of the shoot and for some mild walking/exploring. Rates start at $295 per person. 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 TrailLink.com. See Details
Narrow Gauge Railroad Enjoy a waterfront train ride along Casco Bay and family fun inside the museum. Leashed dogs are welcome on the train. See Details
Jack School Dog Run 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. See Details
Experience Portland Brews Like a Local 'Experience Portland Brews Like a Local' is a pet-friendly Airbnb Experience hosted by Marissa. Start at one of Maine's best known craft breweries and taste local brews. Every stop on this tour allows dogs and your host loves it when they join the fun. The experience lasts 3 hours and can accommodate up to 8 guests ages 18 and up. Rates start at $55 per person. See Details
Austin Street Brewery - Industrial Way Austin Street Brewery is dog-friendly. You can bring Fido with you to enjoy the tasting room that serves up a variety of beers. Dogs are allowed outside during the hotter months when the patio is open. Their beers on tap include Patina, Florens, Anodyne, Six Grain, Cosmo, and Industrial Park Ale 22. If you're planning on grabbing some brews to go, they offer four-packs of cans and a range of bottles too. Austin Street Brewery is open Wednesday through Saturday from 12pm to 7pm, Sunday from 12pm to 5pm, and Monday from 12pm to 7pm. See Details
Allagash Brewing Company Allagash Brewing Company is pet-friendly. This independent craft brewery is located in Portland, Maine. They produce beers that are available seven days a week. Their signature beer is the Allagash White, a Belgian-style wheat beer. They also offer wild, sour, barrel-aged, and fermented beers. Allagash is open Monday through Wednesday from 11am to 6pm, Thursday through Saturday from 11am to 8pm, and Sunday from 11am to 5pm. See Details
Shipyard Brewing Company Unfortunately, Shipyard Brewing Company is not pet-friendly. See Details
Foundation Brewing Company Foundation Brewing Company is pet-friendly. This Maine brewery uses classic styles to brew a range of beers. Dogs are welcome to join their owners on the patio and inside the taproom itself, as long as they are wearing a leash. There's no food prepared inside, but food trucks frequent the car park from time to time. Foundation Brewing Company is open Monday from 12pm to 7pm, Wednesday through Saturday from 12pm to 7pm, and Sunday from 12pm to 5pm. See Details
Geary Brewing Company Dogs are welcome at Geary Brewing Company in Portland, Maine. As the first craft brewery in New England, they started brewing beers in the early 80s and sold their first pint of pale ale in 1986. These days, the tasting room offers up a whole host of contemporary beers to compliment their heritage line of timeless English ales. The taproom on site has a pet-friendly outdoor patio from April to November. Geary Brewing Company is open Monday from 2pm to 5pm, Thursday from 2pm to 6pm, Friday from 12pm to 7pm, and Saturday from 12pm to 7pm. See Details
Lone Pine Brewing Unfortunately, Lone Pine Brewing is not allowing dogs at this time. See Details
Rising Tide Brewing Company Rising Tide Brewing Company is pet-friendly. This artisan craft brewery offers beer in an airy tasting room, plus live music, food trucks and tours of the cool brewing area. Dogs are welcome to join their owners on the outside tar patio. The beers that are available include a copper ale, pilsner, lager, and many more cans for you to take home, too. Rising Tide is open Monday through Wednesday from 12pm to 7pm, Thursday through Saturday from 12pm to 9pm, and Sunday from 12pm to 7pm. See Details
Sebago to the Sea Trail Sebago to the Sea Trail is a pet-friendly trail stretching 28 miles from Sebago Lake to Casco Bay. The trail winds alongside the Presumpscot River for much of the way. The trail has expanded over the years since the first section was created back in 2007, but is still awaiting completion. Make sure you keep Fido on a leash on the trail in case you meet some local wildlife along the way. See Details
Definitive Brewing Definitive Brewing is pet-friendly. This relatively new brewery provides memorable tasting room experience for dogs and owners alike. They offer a wide variety of beers, including Kolsch (Contee), Session Ales, IPAs, Stouts and Sours. For beer nerds, their brewery consists of a 15 barrel brew house, six 30 barrel fermenters, two 15 barrel fermenters and two 30 bbl Brite tanks. Dogs are welcome throughout the brewery, as long as they are leashed and well-behaved. If you get peckish, check out one of the food trucks that regularly rock up in the car park. Definitive Brewing is open Monday through Wednesday from 12pm to 7pm, Thursday to Friday from 12pm to 8pm, Saturday from 11am to 8pm, and Sunday from 12pm to 6pm. See Details
Battery Steele Brewing Battery Steele Brewing is pet-friendly. This quality craft brewery in Portland attracts dogs and their owners to enjoy the lovely outdoor area on a nice day. Leashed pups should be under control and all mess cleaned up after them. They have 13 different beers on tap and five cans to take home with you, too. Your pooch is also allowed to join you inside the taproom. Battery Steele is open Monday from 12pm to 7pm, Wednesday through Saturday from 12pm to 7pm, and Sunday from 12pm to 5pm. See Details