Your dog must be on a eight foot maximum leash on all streets and publicly owned property including Back Cove and the Skate Park. There are several areas where your dog can be on a longer leash or under voice control.
Leashed (Max 25 Feet)
Dogs must be leashed (max of 25 ft.) in the following areas:
Eastern Promenade (see additional information below)
Evergreen Cemetery (dogs allowed on roads and paths only, not on gravesites)
Unleashed & Under Voice Command
Dog can be unleashed at the following locations (must be under voice command):
Any city-owned island park area and open space (unless posted otherwise)
Capisic Pond Park
East End Beach (day after Labor Day to day before Memorial Day)
Eastern Promenade Park (see additional information below)
Evergreen Cemetery (to the north and west of Northern Avenue in undeveloped wooded area)
Hall School Woods
Jack School (behind at North Street and Washington Avenue)
Ocean Avenue Landfill
Pine Grove Park
Portland Arts & Technology School (wood behind at 196 Allen Avenue)
Quarry Run Dog Park
Valley Street Park
Eastern Promenade Information
Dogs are allowed in the Eastern Promenade park within the area bounded by the following:
Cutter Street to the lower sidewalk to the exit side of the Fort Allen roadway and back to Cutter Street
East End Beach and the mid-slope nature path.
Said areas of Eastern Promenade Park are to be open to dogs under voice control from Memorial Day through Labor Day from 5 to 9 a.m. and 5 to 10 p.m. of each day, and from Labor Day through Memorial Day from 5 a.m. to 10 p.m. of each day.
No Dogs Allowed
There are no dogs allowed (with the exception of those assisting the visually impaired) on any playfields, school yards, or playgrounds.