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Wonderful place to picnic with water views

Lots of picnic benches under shade providing trees with great water views made this a positive... read more

Reviewed October 28, 2018
George S
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Groton, Massachusetts
Sandy beach that goes on and on

Sandy beaches in Maine are sort of rare, so treasure this one. Ask the guys at the gate for a map... read more

Reviewed September 22, 2018
Linda M
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Lincoln, United States
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This state park has two miles of hiking trails and a beautiful beach.
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Seguinland Rd, Georgetown, ME 04548-3625
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All reviews half mile sandy beach tide pools nice beach picnic tables clean facilities biting flies snack bar rocky areas bath house ocean side on the rocks bathrooms and changing rooms low tide a great place to spend waves crashing gorgeous views
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Reviewed October 28, 2018

Lots of picnic benches under shade providing trees with great water views made this a positive visit. If one enjoys ocean swimming, Reid has long stretches of sandy beaches. We will return.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank George S
Reviewed September 22, 2018

Sandy beaches in Maine are sort of rare, so treasure this one. Ask the guys at the gate for a map because you can go left or you can go right. Either way, you can't go wrong. There are restrooms, too, so no worries

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Linda M
Reviewed September 21, 2018 via mobile

We came here in the off season and there was not someone to take admissions so I suppose you *could* enter without paying, although I don't think you're supposed to. It's definitely different from Maine's typical rocky beaches. A long stretch of Sandy beach was...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Emily K
Reviewed September 20, 2018

We like to meander when traveling and decided to check out Reid State Park which is just a mile or two before Five Islands. We like Five Islands as it is a beautifully scenic coastline and the reward at the end of the journey is...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank jerryd965
Reviewed September 3, 2018 via mobile

Choose rocky shore or sand. This spot has it all!! Pay your fee park snack bar available Maine perfection st its peak.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank David B
Reviewed August 30, 2018

It is worth the drive to get to Reid State Park. Great for families, for friends, for couples, or for a great solitary walk, hike, or run. Pristine views, classic Maine coastline with lots of sand, beautiful rocks, and literally miles of beach to enjoy....More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Christopher C
Reviewed August 29, 2018

Not crowded, beach of great beach views with sand, drift wood, rocky outcropping, a beach walk to the estuary where piping plovers are nesting ( protected) - great waves and dunes.Has both a half mile beach, and a mile beach! Snack bar closed off season....More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank fernguly
Reviewed August 27, 2018

Great for families with both the lagune for young kids to swim and decent surf for teens and adults. Also there is a beautiful rock bound view and adjacent beach at Todds point which is also a perfect picnic spot. Plan to spend the better...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Kathi B
Reviewed August 27, 2018

Sunny day. Tide at half way point, not in, not out. One Mile beach waves were too strong and there is quite a drop off. Liked Half Mile beach better, more sand, less of a drop off. Ocean was calmer.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank jldanforth
Reviewed August 27, 2018

This beach was really nice. The water was very cold in August but the sun was shining and the sand was good. There is lots to explore on the sandy beach and the rocky shore. There was also a swimming hole. We didn't go to...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Lacey R
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O'Connor B
July 23, 2018|
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Response from Dawne M | Reviewed this property |
I would advise to have some kind of repellent because, not only are the green heads bad, so are the salt water mosquitoes. They can be really bad at times, even later in the year. Other than that, it's great! If there is... More
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mdb9458
July 31, 2017|
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Response from mainexile | Reviewed this property |
I don't believe that clamming is allowed with or without a license. Also, the shoreline of the park doesn't have any "flats" where clams would live.
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