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Gooch's Beach

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Address: Kennebunk, ME 04043

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Beautiful Sunsets

Friendly people are always out walking there dogs in the winter. We love to just walk around and collect the smooth stones and sea glass.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
Ipswich, Massachusetts
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Ipswich, Massachusetts
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85 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Friendly people are always out walking there dogs in the winter. We love to just walk around and collect the smooth stones and sea glass.

Thank Toonzie
Kennebunk, Maine
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9 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

Gooch's Beach is a rather small beach with limited parking. By the way parking, in the summer, requires a parking permit which can be obtained at the Town Hall. The best surfable waves, unfortunately happen in fall and winter but some very nice swells can pump up during the summer months. That doesn't mean you can go in with just... More 

Thank Bill M
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2017

I've been visiting this beach since I was a kid and have always loved it. Today I saw, but didn't participate in, the New Year Polar Plunge. This is always a gorgeous beach. Perfect for family and friend outings, relaxation and sun.

Thank Sami L
Newington, CT
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49 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

Gooch's Beach is great for long walks. From the start at the Seaside Inn down to the turn at the condos is a half mile, so a round trip is a good airing out! You can walk on the sand or on the sidewalk. Lots of benches to admire the view. You will be joined by other walkers, lots of... More 

Thank Gerry G
Boston, Massachusetts
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9 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

This is a beautiful stretch of beach and if you stay at the Seaside Inn, you can stay right on it! Too many dogs but we loved it.

Thank jamesmonroe16
Islamabad Capital Territory, Pakistan
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61 reviews
39 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016

I was staying at the Nonantum Resort. It was a brief stay, and to be on the beech at the sunset time was in my mind. Time was very short and to go to Gooch's Beach and comeback was not possible. With information from the resort I come to know that a part or region of the Gooch's Beech is... More 

Thank AdnanKakazai
Berwyn, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016

We have been going to Kennebunk for the past 30 years. Gooch's Beach is our favorite place to sit and relax. Since we usually stay at the Seaside Inn, we only have to walk the path down to the beach, but there is public parking all along the beach. There is a kiosk where parking passes can be purchased during... More 

Thank Maryanne B
Syracuse, New York
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7 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016

There were a lot of dog walkers and all the dogs were well behaved. The beach was lovely and the people were friendly. We can't wait to return!!!!

Thank lynrice1
Beach Haven, New Jersey, United States
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7 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016

I stopped by because I was missing my dog and got to pet two while I was there! Made me so happy! and the beach walk was very nice and peaceful

Thank Amy W
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

We were in Kennebunk as the Summer was coming to a close and spent almost our entire vacation here. This is the best beach, in our opinion in Kennebunk, especially if you have kids. We went to Orchard Beach and I felt like I was at the Jersey Shore and far too many people were there and the water is... More 

Thank Shelby S

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