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Popham Beach State Park

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amazing on a hot humid day in Maine

I love the sand and tidal pool where kids can swim. Water is a bit (a lot cold). Lots of area to... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
milford maine
Beach Day

One of the most beautiful beaches in Maine. Very large so doesn't get too crowded. Long way to... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Norridgewock, Maine
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  • Average2%
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“low tide”(72 reviews)
“beautiful beach”(31 reviews)
“popham beach”(53 reviews)
State park and beach area that is located on a peninsula near Bath, Maine.
10 Perkins Farm Ln, Phippsburg, ME 04562-4731
+1 207-389-1335
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful sand beach, great for families. Go early. We went on a Monday and parking was full by noon.

Thank njg191
Reviewed 1 week ago

I love the sand and tidal pool where kids can swim. Water is a bit (a lot cold). Lots of area to sunbathe, play games, or just walk along the shore.

Thank pattidube
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

One of the most beautiful beaches in Maine. Very large so doesn't get too crowded. Long way to walk in the sand when tide is out but worth it. Able to explore the rock island when the tide is out to make it interesting. Best...More

1  Thank daytrippper2016
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

One of the BEST Maine beaches for walking, swimming, beachcombing and more. You can park in the Maine State Park lot or travel further down the road where there's free parking.

Thank Laura P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Prepare to spend time here. So many wonderful activities with something for everyone! Clean, welcoming with very helpful rangers.

1  Thank pennstatekelly
Reviewed 10 June 2018 via mobile

Be ready to pay &8 per adult. Pack all your food chairs and towels and set out for an adventure. Beach is quiet and vast. Watch tides. You can walk out to islands. Pretty driftwood and shells. Vikings documented in area. Clean bathrooms and showers

3  Thank b w
Reviewed 31 May 2018 via mobile

We stopped for breakfast at a restaurant on the beach and had a terrible time the food was bad the service worse and waiting 1.5 hrs to get your breafast was insane. The one bright spot was watching seals play in the water and after...More

2  Thank biggamemike
Reviewed 28 May 2018 via mobile

Ever-changing due to massive tide and storm action. Long Beach when tide is out. You can walk out to Fox Island. But be careful to follow warning signs to ensure you don't get trapped for six hours on the island by the incoming tide. Dogs...More

4  Thank Maine-e-yak_007
Reviewed 16 May 2018

We are traveling Route 1 from Fort Kent to Key West. This attraction is somewhat off Route 1 but well worth your time. The sandbar area is Huge - many times the size of the one in Bar Harbor. The island is much flatter and...More

1  Thank RKWh2o
Reviewed 21 March 2018

This is a huge sandy beach! Plenty of room for a quiet spot for yourself.It is a long walk from the parking lot to the shore.I would say try to get there before 11 am or you will be parking on the road ,then it...More

1  Thank John P. G
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Anna F
13 July 2018|
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Response from RKWh2o | Reviewed this property |
My wife and I paid $10 for the two of us. I paid $2 as a senior, non-resident; here was $8 as adult non-resident. Maine adult residents would pay &6
29 June 2018|
Response from John P. G | Reviewed this property |
My experience is if you are not in the lot by 11:00 AM ,you will have to park on the shoulder of the road and that's a long haul to the beach !The lot is not so big .So get there early and it is still a long walk to the... More