East End Beach

ATTENTION!! DUE TO THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC:  We are not open for walk in services at this time. If you are submitting a Kayak or Dinghy Rack application or Boat Launch Seasonal Pass you can drop it in our outdoor mail box, email it to:recreation@portlandmaine.gov  or mail to: 212 Canco Road Suite A, Portland ME 04103.

Boat Launch Information

Kayak and Dinghy Rack Information

  • Kayak and Dinghy Rack Rental Application
  • The cost of one rental rack space is $250 from May 1- November 1. Prorated cost will be $65 per month or any part of a month after July 1st. Non-residents of Portland will pay an additional fee of $50 per season ($300) or at a prorated cost of $80 a month any part of a month after July 1. Rack rental is first come, first serve basis.  Previous years renters are given an opportunity to rent racks and then on April 11, rack rental is opened to first time renters. Spaces are assigned upon receipt of payment to posted numbers on the rack.
  • The Kayak and Dinghy Rental Racks are presently full.  Please submit a completed application if you would like to be added to the waitlist (we do not need payment to add you to the waitlist)

For more information on the Kayak/Dinghy Rack and Boat Launch please call our office at 207-808-5400

The only public beach in Portland. East End Beach is a picturesque sand and pebble covered beach. The beach has expansive views of Casco Bay and nearby islands. The East End Beach is a popular destination for recreational activities such as: swimming, building sand castles, rowing and kayaking.