Dog Friendly Hiking Trails in Kennebunk, ME

There are 9 dog friendly hiking trails within 20 miles of Kennebunk. 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 Kennebunk.

Pet Friendly Vaughn Woods State Park
Vaughn Woods State Park Dogs are allowed to join their owners on the trails at Vaughn Woods State Park in South Berwick. This pet-friendly public recreation area is a 165-acre forested tract along the banks of Salmon Falls River. There are 3 miles of hiking trails that loop through old-growth stands of pine and hemlock that can be used by dogs and their owners. You can stop en route for a bite to eat in the shade of the tall trees at one of the picnic areas. People bringing their pets with them should remember to keep them on a leash and clean up any mess they make. The park is open daily. See Details
Pet Friendly Rachel Carson National Wildlife Refuge
Rachel Carson National Wildlife Refuge This gorgeous wildlife refuge is a fantastic place to enjoy the beauty of nature with your leashed, four-legged companion. See Details
Mount Agamenticus Your leashed pet is welcome on these well-marked trails with lovely mountain views. See Details
Ogunquit Marginal Way Dog Walk Leashed dogs are allowed from October 1 to March 31. Dogs are NOT allowed from April 1 to September 30. 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
Parson's Way Located off of Ocean Avenue, this popular, 2-mile long walking path winds along Kennebunkport's rugged and scenic coastline. Leashed dogs are welcome to join their owners on a walk along the Maine coastline at Parson's 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