Popular Dog Recreation & Parks in Maine

Dog thoughts: "Am I going? Am I going? Am I going? Oh! The leash!! I'm in!!!" Yes, your dog should travel with you because he or she is one of you, right? It fun for the canine and his people to find a pet-friendly, off-leash dog park for a bit of exercise on a trip through beautiful New England. here are some choices in Maine.

Dog Parks in Maine
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Quarry Run Dog Park

1026 Ocean Avenue Portland, ME Phone: 207-772-4994

This big dog park encloses seven acres in fencing for off-leash play, with separate sections for larger and small dogs. You and your dog can enter acres of trails just outside the park. Bring water and waste bags.
Hours: 6 a.m.-6 p.m.
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East End Beach at Eastern Promenade Park

86 Eastern Promenade, Portland, ME Phone: 207-874-8462

This is a public park where dogs are allowed off leash, under voice control at:
East End Beach and the Northwest Shore
the grassy hill area between Cutter Street down to the lower sidewalk and over to the exit side of the Fort Allen roadway (north side of the "U" drive)
the mid-slope nature path, accessible from the northwest corner of the parking lot on the north side of Cutter Street.
Owners must have a leash in hand at all times and be physically near their dogs. The number of dogs per person is limited to three. Dog park map.
Off-Leash Hours: Memorial Day to Labor Day, before 9 a.m. and after 5 p.m.’ after Labor Day to Memorial Day, 5 a.m.-10 p.m.
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Little Long Pond Off-Leash Area

277 Peabody Drive Bar Harbor, ME Phone: 610-933-8801

The Little Long Pond Off-Leash Area is private land that is shared with the public. The property is not fenced but trees act as a border. Dogs that are not trained to come when called should stay on a leash. This area is the only location designated for dogs near Acadia National Park; dogs need to remain on a leash when visiting any other area of the park. This beautiful park has grassy areas, rocks, and water. There is a large pond here for dogs to enjoy on hot days. Dogs must have up-to-date vaccinations visiting this park. Bring fresh water and a bowl for your dog to prevent dehydration. Drinking out of the pond is not recommended.
Access: Near Seal Harbor close to the east side of Long Pond. You can park on Peabody Drive which is about one mile west of Seal Beach.
Hours: Daily, sunrise to sunset
Thomaston Dog Park

end of Dwight Street just down a hill from the Village Cemetery Thomaston, ME Phone:

Augusta Dog Park

Mill Park, Water Street Augusta, ME Phone:

The dog park is located at Mill Park, on the north end of Water Street, Augusta. A public street, Canal Street, just up the hill from Augusta Fuel Company is the easiest way to get access to the park. There is ample, free public parking.
Hours: The park is open from dawn to dusk daily.
South End Dog Park

47-399 Washington Street Bath, ME Phone:

This park covers 12 acres on the Kennwbec River and there is plenty of parking. The park provides poop-and-scoop bags, has a dedicated parking lot, and is open year round. There is a walking trail and Bocce ball. Dogs must be under voice control when off-leash.
Hours: Year-round
Jean H. Kislak Community Dog Park

146 Camden Street Rockport, ME Phone: 207-236-8702

This is a gently sloping fenced-in dog park, with separate areas for large and small dogs. Both of the fenced-in areas offer double-gated entryways, benches for dog owners to enjoy and water). The dog park has pleasant trees and other natural vegetation.
Kennebunk Dog Park

36 Sea Road (at the entrance to the Recycling Center) Kennebunk, ME Phone:

The park provides a safe, fenced, natural environment where dogs can exercise and socialize off-leash. It is free and open to the public.
Hours: Daily, dawn to dusk.
Merrymeeting Dog Park

on the Androscoggin River Bicycle Path near the Water Street entrance, off Mason Street Brunswick, ME Phone:

Bring water for your dog to this park. See rules and guidelines below. Park rules.
Directions to the dog park.
Hours: 30 minutes before sunrise to 30 minutes after sunset
Saco Dog Park

Pepperell Park, between Beach Street and Park Avenue Saco, ME Phone: 207-283-3139

Saco Dog Park is a grassy, fenced area with shady trees where dogs can play off leash safely. Lawn chairs are available and pick-up bags are provided, but make sure to bring water. Dog park information.
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Ogunquit Dog Park

Spring Hill Road off Berwick Road Ogunquit, ME Phone:

This is a fenced area with toys and agility equipment, picnic tables and park benches. Dogs must be healthy, sociable, current on all vaccinations and license with tags on collar, and under their owner's control at all times. Owners must clean up after their pets.
Directions: Main Street (Route 1) to center of town. Turn onto Berwick Road (next to Key Bank) Berwick Road to Spring Hill Road. Turn right onto Spring Hill Road, and go to the end. (For GPS, use 323 Berwick Road, Ogunquit)
Hours: Year-round, 7 a.m. to dusk
Belfast Dog Park - Belfast, ME
Belfast Dog Park at Walsh Field

122 Lincolnville Avenue Belfast, ME, 04915 Phone: Toll-Free: 207-338-3370

The dog park has water, benches, a covered shelter and separate areas for large and small dogs.
Hours: Year-round, daily, dawn to dusk.