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“Lovely beach”
Review of Parsons Beach

Parsons Beach
Ranked #3 of 16 things to do in Kennebunk
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
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 as well. The beach is rocky in one section so sit beyond the rocks to enjoy the sand and water. There is not as many beach goers here as if you went to Gooches beach, but definitely more people have discovered this beach and go here than years ago. It’s a lovely beach to enjoy the day at... sun bathe, boogie board or to just go for a walk.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 22 July 2018

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

Date of experience: July 2018
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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 Gooch's/Middle/Mothers.

Date of experience: June 2018
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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 to the beach itself. No trash cans, no honey tonky junk, just sand and rocks and sun!

Date of experience: May 2018
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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 they are respectful of noise constraints, littering & Mother Nature.The drive along a long tree lined lane is especially pretty and serene. Having a house in a nearby town we use that beach mostly but a few times each year we walk on Parsons Beach for nostalgia's sake. It is a beautiful spot.

Date of experience: May 2018
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