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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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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
7 helpful votes 7 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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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 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
7 helpful votes 7 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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56 reviews 56 reviews
40 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 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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33 reviews 33 reviews
9 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 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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Madison, Wisconsin
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2013

Loved this park. Great rock-hopping - especially at low tide. Too cold to swim for me but there were a few little kids playing in the shallows. Went twice - once at low tide and again just as the tide was starting to go out. Was enjoying the view so much that I didn't leave enough time to do any... More

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Orange County, NY
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16 reviews 16 reviews
4 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2013 via mobile

We spent the day here recently hanging out on the rocks, sunbathing and reading. This park is small and quiet- a great place to just relax. Pack a picnic lunch and find your own quiet place to enjoy the day.

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New York
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22 reviews 22 reviews
10 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2013

Small park with beautiful views. A nice place to stop for a picnic or a short stroll. We were staying near the park and decided to stop on a raining day. My daughter enjoyed walking around on the rocks.

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