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Popham Beach State Park

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Address: 10 Perkins Farm Ln, Phippsburg, ME 04562-4731
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State park and beach area that is located on a peninsula near Bath, Maine.

State park and beach area that is located on a peninsula near Bath, Maine.

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What a beautiful beach

A must see if you are in the area. Phippsburg is a very quiet town and there is not much to it. We went to see the beach when it was quiet and not open yet. I can imagine this... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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12 reviews
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A must see if you are in the area. Phippsburg is a very quiet town and there is not much to it. We went to see the beach when it was quiet and not open yet. I can imagine this place gets very busy in the summer. The old fort just down the road is amazing. Most pristine beach I... More 

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Manchester,Maine
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Cool in April but lovely in the summer months. This beach is really lovely and should be experienced

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Prineville, Oregon, United States
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Reviewed 4 April 2017

The sandy beach combined with outcroppings which we could walk out to made this a perfect beach day. The tide roared up onto the rocks as we sat in the sunshine. In the distance were two lighthouses. I wished we could have gone out to them since Maine is know for them.

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Thank Heather S
New Orleans, Louisiana
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Reviewed 31 December 2016

The water is cold but the beach is beautiful and big and easy to walk. And you will be rewarded at the end with a private house and lighthouse to photograph or just admire. As the tide goes in and out the beach changes by exposing sandbars that are fun to explore.

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Thank kristin30
Boston, Massachusetts
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 November 2016

You won't hear about Popham Beach from many people, even once you get to Maine. I found it because of an old navigation system I had on a car. (Of course the the newer version of that car has a worse navigation system.) When I arrived in this area of Maine (midcoast) I pressed a button which showed me local... More 

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Saranac Lake, New York
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Reviewed 19 November 2016

It's a lot of money to spend if you only want to spend a couple of hours, but for a full day at the beach, this is a great spot. Jump in the river and float down to the sea! Beautiful views with islands and lighthouses. A zoo in the summer months.

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Anchorage, Alaska
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Reviewed 12 November 2016

We build a driftwood fort, and visited the tidal pools. The beach is marvelous for running and going for walks.

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Peterborough, New Hampshire
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Reviewed 9 November 2016

Even on a cool fall day, this is a wonderful place to visit. The beach area is wide and scenic...lots of elbow room, and a good walking beach. Has the feel of a special place.

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Twin Mountain, New Hampshire
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Reviewed 27 October 2016

Loved visiitng Popham Beach. It was a cool, slightly overcast day and the ocean was just like you picture it should be. I don't know if the tide was in or out, however, we walked quite away out to walk the edge for good distance.

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Reviewed 12 October 2016

Sand, sand, sand. The beach is more than 3 miles long. Shortly after the season the bath hose was open. We took our 2 year old grandson and he had a ball playing in the gentle waves and sandbars.

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