Top Off-Leash Dog Parks in Maine

There are few things in life a dog loves more than running off-leash with his canine comrades. No matter where you live, or are headed in Maine, we can help you find an off-leash dog park nearby. We’ll even give you the scoop on poop bag and water availability.

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.

Little Long Pond Leash-Free Area

Walk your leashed pet through famous Acadia National Park to this private off-leash area, where pets are welcome to run and play. Be careful as area is not fenced.

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.

South End Park

Dogs and their people can romp off-leash on 11 acres in the South End Park located on Lower Washington Street. The park provides poop-and-scoop bags, has a dedicated parking lot, and is open year round. For people not into playing with pups, there's even a walking trail and Bocce ball. Dogs must be under voice control when off-leash.

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.

Hinckley Park

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.

Wiggly Bridge

Take your pet for a stroll through the lovely environs of this famous York walking bridge. Pets must be leashed at all times.

Bug Light Park

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.

Waterfront Park

Dog-lovers flock to this popular Bangor park on the banks of the Penobscot River. Enjoy a stroll along the boardwalk. While not a dog park, this beautiful space is a hotspot for many of the locals and Fido, too.

Merrymeeting Dog Park

The Merrymeeting Dog Park In Memory of Jake Horgan is a completely fenced 1.5 acre dog park with separate areas for small dogs and all dogs. Situated along the Androscoggin River Bicycle and Pedestrian Path, the park has beautiful views of the river and is open year round. It is maintained on a daily basis by the Brunswick Parks and Recreation Department groundskeepers. The park includes double-gated entries, benches, Dogipots, and signage. A water feature will be added in summer 2013. Parking is at the end of Water St. The dog park is 800 feet from the parking lot and is next to a public toilet facility.

Robin's Garden & Dog Park

Located next to the Greater Androscoggin Humane Shelter and Animal Emergency Clinic, Robin's Gardens and Dog Park is an off-leash park with plenty of room for dogs of all sizes to play! This dog park offers separate areas for small and large dogs, along with gazebos and chairs in each of the play areas. Disposal bags and receptacles are also available in each area, making it easy to do the right thing by cleaning up after your pet.

Bangor Dog Park

Medium-sized fenced park allows dogs the freedom to play off leash with a couple nice hiking trails at the back.

Eastern Promenade Park Off-Leash Area

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

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

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.

Ogunquit Dog Park

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.

Waterville Area Dog Park

One acre fenced-in park next to a golf course and steak house. Separate areas for big and little dogs to be off-leash. Picnic table and trash cans available. Should bring your own waste bags and water. Very friendly atmosphere!

Belfast Dog Park at Walsh Field

Pet owners rave about this clean, well-kept dog park, which includes a separate small dog area, water, benches, and plenty of room for your pet to exercise.

Camden Hills State Park

Enjoy the beauty of nature with your pup on 30 miles of hiking trails in this state park. Take along a picnic to savor at the picnic area before or after exploring the beauty of the rocky shoreline. Dogs must be leashed on the trails.

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.

Berwick Bark Park

Berwick Bark Park is a fully-fenced park with separate areas for small and large dogs, shade trees, and benches. Adjacent to the park is a concession stand offering freshly-made goodies and seasonal treats.

Old Orchard Beach Dog Park

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

Augusta Dog Park

The Augusta Dog Park is provided to the public to use by the City of Augusta, Maine. A group of volunteers helps maintain the park, raise funds for improvements, and set the direction for the future of the park. Volunteers are always needed. Meetings are held the 2nd Tuesday of each month at Augusta City Hall.