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In town, freshwater, graduated depth swim beach and kayak launch.

Close to town, clean, flowing, river water from Lake Megunticook. A well-marked dam is located... read more

Reviewed August 16, 2017
Camden, Maine USA
pretty little spot

happened across Shirttail Point while trying to find a way out of Camden that didn't involve Rte. 1... read more

Reviewed August 11, 2012
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Jul 9, 2018
“I'll share my secret spot with you.”
Sep 30, 2017
“Tiny Park Beside the Mill Pond”
A beach area known for biking and swimming in Camden.
Camden, ME
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Reviewed July 9, 2018

Who knew you could find a nice peaceful swimming hole not far from the hussle and touristy Camden main street traffic. This place is small but so worth the dip. The view is amazing just looking towards Mt Batty and I think some kind of...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank glorijane w
Reviewed September 30, 2017

Not very big but couple of tables and the mill pond. Very pleasurable little stop to go for a bit and chill out. Bring the lunch you bought from just down the road.

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank blindcreek42
Reviewed August 16, 2017

Close to town, clean, flowing, river water from Lake Megunticook. A well-marked dam is located just downstream from the beach. Muddy bottom is pleasant and graduated for young ones and swimmers. Launch your kayak and head upstream to Molyneaux Road bridge and return in an...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank to-live-in-Europe
Reviewed April 30, 2017

Small swimming area park tha tcan be over-crowded but usually by Canadians...geese tha tis. So many they often have to prohibit swimming because of goose poop. That can also ruin the pinic tables. When the the geese aren't around it's a nice spot for a...More

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank smeg t
Reviewed June 22, 2016

We've been going here for years but parking can be a challenge in the summertime. The "beach" gets really crowded with young children and families and teenagers. If you choose a day when it's a bit overcast, you'll have better luck parking and less crowds....More

Date of experience: July 2015
Thank Sonia T
Reviewed October 20, 2015

If you are walking or riding a bike Shirttail Point is a fun place to take the children swimming. The Megunticook River is clean and a whole lot warmer than Penobscot Bay.

Date of experience: August 2015
Thank EtienneP517
Reviewed April 28, 2014

This is a great spot for children. We also like to launch our kayaks here. The water is shallow for quite a ways out and gets warm in the summer. Unfortunately, it is also loved by geese so watch out for goose poop.

Date of experience: August 2013
Thank BusyMomofFour
Reviewed August 25, 2012

We were so happy to hear about this kayaking option in the Camden area. You'll have to get directions from a local, but you'll find a small sandy beach with lots of local families. You put in and have about a mile paddle each way...More

Date of experience: August 2012
1  Thank Perestroika13
Reviewed August 11, 2012

happened across Shirttail Point while trying to find a way out of Camden that didn't involve Rte. 1 during season. Beautiful little spot with a small beach and a nice put-in point for kayakers. I highly recommend it.

Date of experience: August 2012
1  Thank TAS77819012
Reviewed April 11, 2012

This was a favorite swimming spot for the local kids for many years. It sits above a dam. It is a quiet spot and a bit out of the way. The local Canadian geese now are very fond of it so make sure you bring...More

Date of experience: May 2011
1  Thank oaktree56
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