The following rules and regulations have been established by Scarborough Beach State Park management in conjunction with the Bureau of Parks and Lands, Maine Department of Conservation.
**** IMPORTANT - Endangered Piping Plovers nest on the beach each spring. To help protect them dogs, bikes and kite flying are not allowed on the beach from April 1st - October 15th. *****
Visitors shall pay any fees charged by the Park. Click here for day/season fees.
The removal, molesting, injury or damage of anything natural, physical, prehistorical, or historical within these areas is strictly prohibited except as outlined in section 19 regarding hunting and trapping.
Day use areas will be open from 9:00 a.m. to one (1) hour before sunset daily, unless posted otherwise. Click here for the full schedule.
No pets are allowed on the beach from April 1 to November 1. Pets must be on a leash and under owner control at all times, and must not be left unattended. Pet owners are required to immediately clean up any fecal deposits left by their pets.
The use of all trails, roads, parking areas and other areas shall be limited to designated uses. Vehicles, including snowmobiles and ATV’s parked in unauthorized areas may be removed at the owner’s expense.
Hunting and trapping shall be in accordance with the laws of the State of Maine, the laws and rules of the Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife, Scarborough Town ordinances and the following Park rules:
- Hunting is not permitted between May 1 and September 30.
- Trapping may take place only in accordance with the laws of the State of Maine, the laws and rules of the Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife, and Town of Scarborough Ordinances. Written permission must be obtained from the Bureau of Parks and Lands.
In addition to any criminal and civil sanctions imposed by law, the Park may evict any person violating these rules or any other State laws or regulations.