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Goose Rocks Beach

Address: Cape Porpoise, Kennebunks, ME
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Activities: Swimming, Sunbathing
Owner description: Quiet and family-oriented Maine beach.
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Activities: Swimming, Sunbathing
Owner description: Quiet and family-oriented Maine beach.

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Arlington, Massachusetts
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

Goose Rocks Beach is a great beach for long walks - beautiful sand, nice views…..dog friendly but with restrictions during peak season.

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Pennsylvania
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25 reviews 25 reviews
8 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

Just went by to see what the beach was like and couldnt find anything that looked like a public entrance. A wildlife refuge at the end of the road, but get good directions for parking if you want to visit.

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Wilton, New York
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16 reviews 16 reviews
4 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014 via mobile

We recently went to goose rocks on a beautiful sunny day. The kids loved it and it was pretty quiet. In the past we've gone here and found the beach overwhelmed with seaweed. However this time it was gorgeous and others I've talked to say that they've not experienced the beach being littered heavily with. Seaweed. It seems like a... More 

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Northampton, England
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15 reviews 15 reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

Hardly anyone around in October, about 6 people on an enermous beach. Surrounded by holiday mansions, no parking charge in October, fine area.

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Glen Allen, Virginia
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179 reviews 179 reviews
57 attraction reviews
91 helpful votes 91 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

The well packed sand makes the ideal surface for a walk, even if you cannot normally walk on a beach in soft sand. The beach was almost deserted on an ocvercast September afternoon but we would have walked further and stayed longer had there been public restrooms.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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146 reviews 146 reviews
61 attraction reviews
85 helpful votes 85 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

This is one if the greatest hidden treasures in the Kennebunkport area! Either summer or after Labor Day, if you like very long walks on a beach where everyone is friendly , says hello and you still have privacy this one is it! Wonderful for children since when the tide goes out every 6 hours they can have lots of... More 

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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

Beautiful beach with FREE parking and very clean and quiet - what a great place to relax and/or take a walk.

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new york, ny
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177 reviews 177 reviews
16 attraction reviews
109 helpful votes 109 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014 via mobile

Love love love it here. Pristine huge sand beach with lots to do for kids and adults. Great crab hunting for the kids. Grown ups can relax or paddle board and not worry about kids . Can't wait to go back. Not crowded at all.

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Alexandria, VA
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10 attraction reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

It's worth the $12.00 fee to park at Goose Rocks to enjoy this wide, pristine beach. It's very family friendly, with safe areas for children to play, fly kites, test the waters. No dogs allowed on beach, no smoking, no boomboxes: just good clean fun.

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Ottawa, Canada
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16 reviews 16 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

Even though the whole parking permit thing $12 for the day, regardless of how long you stay, is a bit of a cash grab - this beach is one of the best and is truly beautiful! Watch for the tide times though, as we were lucky to have been there for 3.5 hours before the tide came in to the... More 

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