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This is an amazing beach. I have visited at low tide in the fog and to walk out on the sand toward... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Montville, Maine
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Amazing, there were seals playing and eating when we were there. The beach was clean and plenty of... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Naples, Maine
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State park and beach area that is located on a peninsula near Bath, Maine.
10 Perkins Farm Ln, Phippsburg, ME 04562-4731
+1 207-389-1335
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Reviewed 1 week ago 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

Thank CountVernon
Reviewed 1 week ago

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

Thank kqwik04071
Reviewed 1 week ago

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

Thank Thetravalier
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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.

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago 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

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.

Thank Sandy P
Reviewed September 3, 2018

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

Thank tektektek
Reviewed September 2, 2018 via mobile

My brother lives in Maine and would travel down here from time-to-time to go to the beach. We visited in July of 2017 and loved it. It’s off the beaten path from the normal beaches we go to when visiting Southern Maine, but it’s worth...More

Thank RK345
Reviewed August 31, 2018 via mobile

Popham Beach state park is the best beach in Maine. I have lived in Maine my entire life and have traveled to this state park many times (along with other beaches in Maine). Popham is unique because you can walk out to Fox Island at...More

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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
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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July 12, 2018|
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Response from Anna F |
HOw much for parking