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Parson's Beach

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Great beach

Parson's Beach is a great, wide beach, and kept uncrowded by the relative lack of parking. If you... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Paradise is near

A wonderful gem of a beach in Kennebunk Me. Situated on Rt. 9 between Kennebunkport and Ogunquit... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Thomas C
Fairhaven,Ma, United States
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  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
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“limited parking”(10 reviews)
“low tide”(7 reviews)
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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Parson's Beach Road, Kennebunk, ME 04043
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Parson's Beach is a great, wide beach, and kept uncrowded by the relative lack of parking. If you can find a place to park along Parson's Beach Road, you are in luck and will enjoy this beach a lot.

Thank bbwex
Reviewed 1 week ago

A wonderful gem of a beach in Kennebunk Me. Situated on Rt. 9 between Kennebunkport and Ogunquit. If you get there early enough you will find free parking, pass by a horse farm on a road lined by shaded trees. The beach has many different...More

1  Thank Thomas C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Get there early for parking or you will have to park about a mile down the road. You are able to drop of your belongings at the beginning of the path to the beach. There is a porta potty at the beginning of the path...More

2  Thank Beachbum22353
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Beautiful beach with great views. A little off the regular tourist areas but worth a stop if you have time.

Thank VA_travels60893
Reviewed 29 June 2018

Parking is very limited but beyond that it is really pretty, feels somewhat secluded because you can't see the road from the beach, and the rocks all over the beach make for some great photos. It's very large and walkable, too. Definitely prefer this to...More

1  Thank trav226
Reviewed 28 May 2018 via mobile

It is privately owned but the owners share the beach if you are respectful. Beautiful strip of beach, very VERY limited parking (maybe 15 cars parallel), but it is worth the quiet, rocky, salty privacy. Travel down a field and tree lined road to get...More

1  Thank Stefmacapple
Reviewed 23 May 2018

We have a strong emotional attachment because this was my Mother's favorite beach when her family had a Summer house in nearby Kennebunkport. The parking is sparse & there are no facilties nearby. The beach is actually private but beachgoers are allowed as long as...More

Thank jimmarg37
Reviewed 9 April 2018

My adult daughter had a delightful trip in September 2017. we strolled, picked up rocks, and shells, and just had a great day together.

2  Thank Ribbonlady
Reviewed 21 February 2018

Very little parking. The beach itself is not very large. Lots of debris n seaweed was there. the parking area was more fun for the kids.

Thank dbeaupre49
Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

This is a great Beach! Water meets sand. Sunshine abounds. I like the beach. Also, rosehips. And there's a seagull other there.

Thank Jamie S
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Dave G
3 July 2017|
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Response from emki33 | Reviewed this property |
No, I'm pretty sure there weren't any bathrooms. Very secluded area.
19 June 2017|
Response from RobOlson | Reviewed this property |
Not to my knowledge but it would be a great place.