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Nice beach

Went for a great walk on beach with family, friends and several dogs. Great place to walk your dog in the off season. Popular dog walking area for locals. Friendly!

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 12 April 2016
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Fort Lee, New Jersey
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Fort Lee, New Jersey
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225 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 April 2016 via mobile

Went for a great walk on beach with family, friends and several dogs. Great place to walk your dog in the off season. Popular dog walking area for locals. Friendly!

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Portland Maine
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66 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 April 2016

Great views of 3 lighthouses. Good view of the islands. Great walking route. Nice place to spend a day at the beach with a good book. In the summers there is a snack bar and restrooms.

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Thank ButlerPortlandMaine
South Portland, Maine, United States
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21 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2015

Small cove beach with lovely soft sand. No surf and can be shallow especially at low tide, so great for small kids. Beautiful views of the Casco Bay Islands and boats bobbing in the cove. Adjacent to the local greenbelt walkway, so you can extend your beach walk around to lighthouses and other parks. Dog friendly with some limitations; but... More 

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Thank Paula H
Gray, Maine
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15 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2015

This is a great beach to walk any time of year.The views are spectacular of cask bay, islands, lighthouses, and the shipping channel. The location is great as well. grab lunch at the culinary school and off you go for a lovely walk.

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Thank Mary B
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16 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2015

This is a great for swimming however if you are looking for surf and waves, this is not the place. Great for kids because it is shallow water for a good distance, many rocks and great for finding sea glass. You have a view of an old fort in the distance (Fort Gorges) and boats coming in and out of... More 

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Shapleigh, Maine
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357 reviews
75 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2015

There is not a lot of parking at Willard beach on busy days but can usually find a space. It is a great beach to take a walk or just sit down and relax. In season make sure you stop at Willard Scoops for fantastic ice cream after a day at the beach.The have decent bathrooms and allow dogs at... More 

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Scarborough, ME, United States
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188 reviews
76 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2015

This beach has a small beach when the tide is in but it's quite long so you can have a nice walk. It's white sand and very family friendly. Very New Englandy.

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Thank Glynis407
New York
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325 reviews
86 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 110 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2015

We were staying in the area and stopped here during a hot August afternoon. Willard is well-kept, with ample parking and a good crowd of sunbathers. There are plenty of rocks ringing the beach to walk around on, and a cool breeze makes for a pleasant respite from the heat. Rest rooms, showers, and a snack bar round out a... More 

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Thank MKB1701
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20 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2015 via mobile

A hidden gem. This beach is perfect for small kids. Small playground, Public restrooms, a shower to wash off the sand and salt and a concessions stand. What more could you ask for? Parking is tight.

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Thank Serrotta
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30 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 August 2015

Very family friendly- no alcohol. Dogs allowed. Clean. Small but nice for a stroll, a sit, or for the kids to play I the sand.

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