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Wide expanses of sand get even wider at low tide. There's an island that you can walk to when the tide is low, just be careful to return to the main beach before the tide comes back in or you'll get trapped behind very violent...More
This is an amazing beach. I have visited at low tide in the fog and to walk out on the sand toward the waves and bump into surfers emerging out of nowhere was a surreal experience. The water is cold so enjoy it with a...More
Popham Beach was a highlight of our trip. It's a lovely beach to walk all the way along, to sunbathe or to swim (although it's a bit nippy in the water). With only one restaurant and one shop/café there, it has avoided the tourism/commercialism of...More
Beautiful sandy beach, water is so clear, tide was low, but nice waves while we were there. Conservation areas designated for nesting birds. Dogs not allowed through to September 30. Facilities on two areas of the beach. Nice drive with preserve areas along the way...More
Nice beach- Center and East sides. Plenty of parking in main lot. Two large restroom facilities with showers and changing rooms. Maintained by park personnel daily throughout the year.
Nice view of Pond Island Lighthouse from the waters edge. The beach is wide so it’s...More
Highly recommended by my dear friends.
Worth it even with flys! Luckily, they liked my husband more.
Nice beach, beautiful views, water temp doable.
Will bring bug spray next time. Worth it to return. Enjoyed visiting Fort Popham, too.
This is a very nice beach- lots of sand, which means it is a long walk from the parking lot to the water. We went late afternoon on Labor Day- when most people would have left for the day to return home to work, and...More
Although the gates are closed about 6 months of the year, there is adequate road-side parking and guests can walk in across the parking lot to the beach at no charge. I've walked this beach many times during the winter... More
Although the gates are closed about 6 months of the year, there is adequate road-side parking and guests can walk in across the parking lot to the beach at no charge. I've walked this beach many times during the winter months.