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Awesome find

We visited several beaches from just south of Portland up to Acadia. Popham was the last beach we... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
WhitBowe
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Catlettsburg, Kentucky
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Beautiful beach

Gorgeous beach in a less traveled spot in state. Good parking and facilities and lovely expanses to... read more

Reviewed November 6, 2018
Julia C
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kennebunk, United States
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State park and beach area that is located on a peninsula near Bath, Maine.
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10 Perkins Farm Ln, Phippsburg, ME 04562-4731
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited several beaches from just south of Portland up to Acadia. Popham was the last beach we visited. It was by far our favorite. I wish we would have found it earlier in our trip and spent more time here. Beach was beautiful and...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed November 6, 2018

Gorgeous beach in a less traveled spot in state. Good parking and facilities and lovely expanses to walk and enjoy an ocean swim or an afternoon of reading.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Julia C
Reviewed October 15, 2018

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

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed October 4, 2018 via mobile

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

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank CountVernon
Reviewed October 3, 2018

Amazing, there were seals playing and eating when we were there. The beach was clean and plenty of space.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank kqwik04071
Reviewed October 2, 2018

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

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Thetravalier
Reviewed September 27, 2018

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

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank SUGARPEE
Reviewed September 18, 2018

Amazing views, immaculate beach, clear water, excellent facilities. Just wish we could've stayed longer! Highly recommend. Bring beach chairs or towels, sit down, and let the ocean work it's magic.

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank MizGritz
Reviewed September 10, 2018 via mobile

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

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Utah-Indy
Reviewed September 4, 2018 via mobile

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.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Journey172451
September 24, 2018|
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Response from Laura P | Reviewed this property |
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
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cejsperry
July 26, 2018|
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Response from Laura P | Reviewed this property |
9 a.m. is opening and it closes at sunset, however the parking lot often fills but visitors can park along the road and walk in.
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Anna F
July 12, 2018|
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HOw much for parking
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