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Popham Beach State Park

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Address: 10 Perkins Farm Lane, Phippsburg, ME 04562
Phone Number: 207-389-1335
Activities: Birdwatching, Picnicking, Hiking, Swimming
Description: State park and beach area that is located on a peninsula near Bath, Maine.

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really neat especiallly for history buffs.

Really neat fort and park to see. We spent quite a while there. The restrooms are outhouses and they were stinky. The kids went all the way to the top of the fort and said it... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 6, 2015
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western NY
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western NY
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

Really neat fort and park to see. We spent quite a while there. The restrooms are outhouses and they were stinky. The kids went all the way to the top of the fort and said it was great. NIce quiet beach with great scenery. Some of the houses across the water are beautiful.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

This place is a perfect place to spend a day with your family. This was my first visit to the beach park. Was a long drive from Boston but was worth the trip. A long and lazy walk on the beach with a great view.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 via mobile

The best beach best view best landscapes never the same great price not enough amazing things i can say about the place! Heavenly really!! A must see!

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Burlington, Vermont
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27 reviews 27 reviews
6 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

One of our favorite go-to places in the Northeast. We love the beach, and this one lets you walk for miles.

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Portland, Maine
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015 via mobile

What a magnificent place for a walk in any season! See pics attached.. Ice flow over sand, sunsets, vistas, beach shells, sand dollars, lighthouses, the colors of blue....

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Phippsburg, Maine
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

There is a small fee to enter the parking lot but in my opinion, it is well worth it. There is about three miles of beach if one likes to walk. Often one can find sand dollars. The sand is nicely textured for building sand castles, walking, or wading. It is seldom warm enough for swimming but often has enough... More 

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St Helens, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

Fabulous beach and views. Modern, clean facilities. Excellent walking and climbing on 'island'. Just a small charge to park but worth it.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014 via mobile

we went this year not knowing what to expect. We visited the fort 1st, then returned to park. Very nice beach,clean restrooms and shower facilities. Excellent for walking or riding horses.get there at low tide, so the islands can be accessed. Need to be careful to watch tides, as you could get stranded .will return next year

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Wolcott, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

This beach is a gem! I have travelled to many top beaches in the world and this one holds a special place in my heart. The views are amazing, at low tide it seems to go on forever and you can walk around on the rocky island. You can bring your dog in the off season or a horse! loved... More 

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Vermont
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

This is the widest beach I've ever seen. The expansive view is stunning, dotted with tiny islands and lighthouses one way and inland marshes the other. There is even an island to walk out to at low tide and a cute little store called Percy's with amazingly fresh lobster rolls and awesome staff. Definitely a place to stay for a... More 

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