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Birch Point Beach State Park

Owls Head, ME
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Ranked #4 of 5 Attractions in Owls Head
Type: State Parks
Activities: Hiking
Description: Tour the Owls Head Lighthouse and Owls Head Transportation Museum.
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Rockland, Maine
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

Very nice, quiet, clean beach just 15 minutes south of Rockland Maine. We really enjoyed climbing on the rock outcroppings located on each end of the beach.

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Greenfield, Massachusetts
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38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

Very enjoyable, a picturesque beach tucked between a forest and ocean rocks. Fun to explore and hang out at for couples or kids. The water was a little cold but people were still enjoying themselves wading around. Water shoes or flip flops would be a good idea, lots of rocks and shells to step on.

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Attleboro, Massachusetts
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

First off clean bathrooms (pit toilets but clean) within a short walk. We brought young children and they had a blast climbing rocks, wading in the (freezing) water and exploring tidal pools. The sand is perfect for castle building. We got there early and had no problems with parking. Started filling up around 11 on a weekday but the lot... More

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Augusta
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22 reviews 22 reviews
4 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

This was a wonderful setting to kick back and enjoy the spectacular Maine Mid-Coast. I very much appreciated the limited number of people on this beach.

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Jay, New York
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23 reviews 23 reviews
5 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

Quiet, out of the way, with beautiful views! Our resort recommended this location for swimming in the ocean. I'm so glad we went, although it was rather difficult to find if one is not familiar with the area. Rt. 1 through me for a bit of a loop, as it winds through town in a round about sort of way.

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Alta Loma, California
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

This is a very pretty beach. No sunbathing/sandy beach, but there are rocks to lay/sit on. There are a couple trails you can take, too. There are a few picnic benches in the shade so you could make a day of it.

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Bethesda, Maryland
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18 reviews 18 reviews
10 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

Ive been coming to this beach for 30 plus years and never had a bad experience. It's usually very clean and the people friendly. Its in a small harbor of sorts so you don't really have to worry about rough water if you plan on bringing your kids. There are also great tide pools to check out. Get there early... More

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Augusta, Maine
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

I love the uncrowded quiet beaches and then go to McLoon's McLoons Lobster Shack 315 Island Road South Thomaston, Maine 04858

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Halifax, United Kingdom
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62 reviews 62 reviews
45 attraction reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2013

This is a fantastic day out with lots to do for families. There is a beach, woodland and of course the lighthouse which has open days when you can tour the lighthouse. You would have to check when the lighthouse is open but we were lucky enough to get inside and climb the ladder to the top where the views... More

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Maine
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35 reviews 35 reviews
10 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2013

Small secluded beach with rocks to climb on. Nice picnic area. Uncrowded and NO touristy things. Outhouses available.

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