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Goose Rocks Beach

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Address: Cape Porpoise, ME
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Quiet and family-oriented Maine beach.

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Seaweed, kelp, that washed up- stay away from those areas

It smells awful- gagging- truly unbearable. Walked to a further stretch of the beach where there was not any seaweed or kelp and it was great. We love this beach, not sure what is... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
SUGARPEE
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Boston, Massachusetts
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Boston, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

It smells awful- gagging- truly unbearable. Walked to a further stretch of the beach where there was not any seaweed or kelp and it was great. We love this beach, not sure what is going on with the seaweed smell. Great time of year to visit, uncrowded, dogs able to play and roam and romp around. Peaceful, tranquil setting.

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new york
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Turbulent water with surfers out in the aftermath of Hurricane Hermine. A wonderful expansive beach protected from the ocean. Great for walking, wading, swimming in calmer times. Lovely setting as well.

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Burlington, Vermont
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The beaches in Maine are beautiful. We love to drive the coast of Maine and see the different beaches. Some are all rocks. Some are sandy and rocks. The ocean is always beautiful.

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Thank Lstack4
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Such a clean, beautiful, beach! The kids ran up and down the beach collecting shells. The water was....cold...but typical northeast water. The sand is so clean compared to our Boston beaches. Take the time and go for a couple hours.

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Thank Marie G
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2016 via mobile

We rented a families cottage along the beach and woke up to the ocean waves crashing. The beach along the Atlantic was clean and relaxing. The town was very clean and people were friendly. Great food and little shops. Loved it. I've made some wonderful memories there.

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Thank Sarah S
Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2016

Goose Rocks beach is a beautiful bluff-filled, white sand, pristine beach that is gorgeous and, even in the midst of summer, cool and refreshing. Crested against a picturesque landscape dotted by mansions, cottages, hammocks, and Adirondack chairs, Goose Rocks is just a few miles away from Kennebunkport proper, and features scenic village walking with a friendly and welcoming atmosphere. Ideal... More 

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Thank Kaelon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2016 via mobile

I am not a big ocean person. However this beach is my all time favorite. The tide travels a great distance and leaves lots of packed sand for activities. There is an island you can explore at low tide. The parking is limited so plan for this. The general store sells passes for $15 and that is where the only... More 

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El Paso, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2016

This beach is stunning, easy to walk, and is extremely photogenic. My husband and I visited on a chilly March afternoon and had a ton of fun! Parking was tight even in the winter so make sure to arrive early in the prime season.

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2016 via mobile

This is a beautiful beach that had extremely limited parking. So here are a few tips: Get there early to find a spot-/ early means by 11:00 am at the latest. Always buy a pass from wherever but don't think of parking without one. The local police ticket aggressively. Consider a bite of lunch at the Tides Inn and you... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2016 via mobile

Was recommended this beach by our hotel. We were not disappointed. A Wide sandy beach gently sloping to the water. Tide was out so a long way to the water but plenty of room for beach games. Parking limited and could be a nightmare so go early

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