Dog Friendly Hiking Trails in Cape Elizabeth, ME

There are 3 dog friendly hiking trails in Cape Elizabeth, and 10 more nearby. 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 Cape Elizabeth.

Pet Friendly Crescent Beach State Park
Crescent Beach State Park 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. See Details
Pet Friendly Fort Williams Park
Fort Williams Park 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. See Details
Portland Head Lighthouse Portland Head Lighthouse is pet-friendly. Bring your dog to one of the most famous lighthouses in Maine. It isn't just the sight of the lighthouse that your pooch will enjoy, there's also an off-leash area for your pup to run freely. Dogs are welcome in the other outdoor areas of the park, as long as they are leashed. Bring some food and hang out for a while at one of the grills next to a picnic bench. See Details
Mackworth Island 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. See Details
Mountain Division Trail 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 TrailLink.com. 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
Wolf's Neck Woods State Park 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. See Details
Eastern Trail (Scarborough) 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 TrailLink.com. 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
Eastern Trail 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 TrailLink.com. See Details
Donnabeth Lippman Park/Chaffin Pond 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. 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
Lowell Preserve Trailhead Lowell Preserve Trailhead is pet-friendly. From here, you can make your way around over 300 acres of forest conservation area that has more than 8 miles of trails for all types of users from hikers to ATV users. Leashed pups are welcome to join you. Dog owners are reminded to clean up any mess left behind. See Details