Bangor City Forest
Bangor City Forest (Rolland F. Perry City Forest) encompasses more than 680 acres of wildlife habitat and working forest in Bangor, Maine. It features more than 4 miles of access roads and more than 9 miles of trails for running, hiking, biking, snowshoeing, and cross country skiing.
Restrictions: Dogs on Main Road, Shannon Road, Tripp Drive, and East Trail must be on a leash at all times, per city ordinance. Dogs are not allowed on the boardwalk.
For details and maps, check out the Bangor City Forest website.
Acadia National Park
Acadia National Park has 100 miles of hiking trails and 45 miles of carriage roads in the park where dogs are permitted. Blackwoods and Seawall Campgrounds permit pets. On Isle au Haut, pets are permitted for day hiking only. Dogs are prohibited from certain trails.
Restrictions: Dogs must be on a leash (6ft. or less) at all times. The only exception to the leash restriction is a private carriage road on Little Long Pond in Seal Harbor has an off-leash area.
Most lakes in the park are public water supplies, pets (and people) may not swim in them. The two swimming beaches (Sand Beach and Echo Lake) are also off-limits to pets from May 15 to September 15.
Pet owners are responsible for removing pet waste from carriage trails, campgrounds, picnic areas, parking lots, roads, and other developed areas.
For details and maps, check out the Acadia National Park website.