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Parsons Beach

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A secret beach we had no idea about

We fully know that Kennybunkport is a tourist area but we decided to spend a day there in the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Basingstoke, United Kingdom
Beautiful beach!

Very nice beach. Too bad that in the summer you can't surf during the day. Early morning and... read more

Reviewed 12 September 2018
qc, canada
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  • Average1%
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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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All reviews limited parking low tide off the beaten path horse farm tree lined road nice spot parking area free parking privately rocks summer beach secluded kennebunkport privacy surf cars
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We fully know that Kennybunkport is a tourist area but we decided to spend a day there in the wonderful Indian summer to make a change to Moody beach in Ugunquit. 10 coaches in the carpark made us abort any plans to visit beaches in...More

Thank JanC377
Reviewed 12 September 2018

Very nice beach. Too bad that in the summer you can't surf during the day. Early morning and later in the day only.

Thank valeryQc_Canada
Reviewed 15 August 2018

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.

1  Thank bbwex
Reviewed 12 August 2018

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

2  Thank Thomas C
Reviewed 23 July 2018

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 22 July 2018

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

2  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
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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.