Dog Friendly Hiking Trails in Gray, ME

There are 18 dog friendly hiking trails within 20 miles of Gray. 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 Gray.

Pet Friendly Portland Head Light
Portland Head Light The Portland Head Light is a pet-friendly lighthouse in Cape Elizabeth, ME. 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 Fort Williams 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
Pet Friendly Mackworth Island
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. Fido must remain on a leash at all times. See Details
Wolfe'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
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
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
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 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 TrailLink.com. See Details
Hedgehog Mountain Trail Head Hedgehog Mountain Trail Head is the starting point for a great network of pet-friendly trails. The pathways are marked and most loop back to the parking area. Rules state dogs may be off leash if under voice control. See Details
Mount Apatite Mount Apatite in Auburn, ME, features lots of dog-friendly hiking trails rated easy to moderate with a few spots for Fido to swim. It is the same parking lot as the baseball fields; park towards the back and follow the trail. In the winters, the trail is groomed for cross country skiing and snow shoeing. In the spring, summer, and fall, the trails are open to mountain bikers, runners, hikers, and other non-motorized trail users. See Details
Casco Bay Trail Casco Bay Trail is a dog-friendly hiking path located inside Wolfe's Neck Woods State Park in Freeport, ME. Fido is welcome to join you on this coastal trail, but dogs must remain on a leash. Casco Bay Trail offers an interpretive panel educating visitors on surrounding islands. This half-mile stretch can be combined with other trails in the park, like the White Pines Trail. See Details
Sebago Lake State Park Dogs are allowed to join their owners at Sebago Lake State Park. This forested lakeside park is 1,400 acres in size, featuring sandy beaches, extensive woodlands, ponds, bogs, and a river. This varied habitat is great for promoting diverse plants and animals, including bald eagles and white-tailed deer, making the area ideal for wildlife spotters and ornithologists. The pet-friendly trails in the park meander through forests and woodland cover as well as a stretch along the Songo River. Sebago Lake State Park is open every day of the week from 9am to 6pm.

Pets are not allowed on beaches between April 1 and September 30. Pets must be on a leash under the physical control of the pet handler and must not be left unattended. No pets are allowed in the Sebago Lake State Park campground.
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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
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
Auburn Riverwalk at Bonney Park Auburn Riverwalk at Bonney Park is pet-friendly. Located in the heart of downtown Auburn, Bonney Park is a hub for the new Riverwalk trail and a link to the Lewiston park system over the Trestle Bridge. Bring your dog along, but don't forget to clean up any mess that is left behind. 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
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
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
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
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