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Nice beach for a long weekend

This is a nice and relaxing beach. There is a 10/12 foot tide so in the morning, you can walk far... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Great for beach walks

This beach has off street parking only, and I believe costs 20$ to park. Having said that, it is a... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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Quiet and family-oriented Maine beach.
Cape Porpoise, Kennebunkport, ME
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a nice and relaxing beach. There is a 10/12 foot tide so in the morning, you can walk far out and enjoy a wonderful view. The kids loved walking on the rocks and finding hermit crabs. You will need to purchase a parking...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This beach has off street parking only, and I believe costs 20$ to park. Having said that, it is a great beach for taking a walk. Quiet and clean.

Thank My2centzworth
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Parking is along the road, and you must have a parking permit which can be purchased at the general store. However, a parking permit is not required after 6pm. We arrived late in the afternoon just to take a walk along the water. The beach...More

Thank sctravels3
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were given a suggestion to go to Goose Rocks beach by the staff at our hotel. If going, you need to stop at a general store & purchase a parking pass. Parking is along the road of the beach. You will need to bring...More

Thank MGMN27
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Such a gorgeous beach with the finest and softest sand! Wish we had more time to visit this beach, definitely putting this on the must return to list! Permit parking only on the street.

1  Thank akherbee
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We love Goose Rock Beach. The beach is clean, lots of open areas and when the tides is down there's lots to explore. Great for the family. Only downside is there's no bathroom onsite, or else I would have given it 5 starts.

Thank tkao2025
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

just walked around and took drone footage. beautiful to look at the beach houses and New England style architecture and hotels. even though it may be cold, still go and walk on the beach. Dogs are everywhere!

Thank Jackie C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The only beach to go to in kennebunkport. Beautiful sand and plenty of space. Yes parking is a bit tricky but get your permit from the general store and you should be fine. We love it

Thank Shell W
Reviewed August 12, 2018

Lovely and relaxing beach. When the tide is low, the beach is quite expansive and very family friendly as little to no waves due to it being protected by a cove.

1  Thank Shawn F
Reviewed August 10, 2018

I stopped at this spot because it had been a highlight of my parents vacations some 50 years ago. It was amazingly beautiful. The water crisp and clear, the boats anchored just beyond the surf, and a few people, seagulls, and sandpipers at play along...More

3  Thank Momma J
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Dawn L
July 31, 2017|
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Response from Patrick C | Reviewed this property |
I don't recall any special parking for handicap and don't recall any meters in this location sorry I couldn't be more helpful
June 21, 2015|
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Response from MEB1968 | Reviewed this property |
We were there off season so it was fine while we were there….but I think we read on a Maine travel website that dogs are allowed before 8:00am and after 6:00pm during beach going season. It's a lovely beach! Have fun!