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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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Beautiful beach

Not crowded white sand beautiful views of the Maine coast. A corner store at the entrance of the beach.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
Thomas P
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Not crowded white sand beautiful views of the Maine coast. A corner store at the entrance of the beach.

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CLIFTON PARK
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I've been going to Goose Rocks Beach since I was a little kid. I have taken my kids and grandkids there as well. The parking is very limited, which can be a good thing as it cannot get over crowded. In recent years it has become more of a resort type beach with rentable chairs and umbrellas. At low tide... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

No bathrooms!!! Beautiful beach but you have to buy a day pass at the town hall or police station so that you can park on the street-- if any spots are left. There are NO bathrooms on the beach. The alternative is going into the ocean which makes me want to stay out of it.

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Thank Michelle P
Bethlehem, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Our family of 2 adults and 2 teenage sons just came back from our New England adventure which included a stay in Goose Rocks Beach - we rented a condo on VRBO at Goose Rocks Beach Resort. This beach is peaceful and serene We brought our bikes with us and it was about a 10-15 minute bike ride to the... More 

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Thank Luara S
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stopped by for a leisurely stroll on the beach. It was busy beach with street frontage parking, it as packed but we scored a park. We did not see signs that we needed a permit. We had no idea. We were there for a short time but were fined $50. No one warned us of this. Not at our... More 

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torrance
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Spent over an hour just walking the beach. Fairly deserted due to the early morning mist. NOTE: there is no local parking available unless you get a day pass for $15.

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woodstock
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

had a great day at this beach....stunning and clean....easy parking but get there early....not too crowded and the waves were stunning. we loved it.

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Alfred, Maine
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Goose rocks is a wonderful location that offers soft sand and a great view. There is not always a lot of parking on the main road during the busy season but it is worth it, this is a favorite beach with our family.

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Thank Sean M
Grand Rapids, Michigan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2016

This huge beach features enormous expanses of sand, sheltered by barrier rocks/islands. Perfect for even small children.

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New Hampshire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2015

Low density of annoying people. Easy to get to. Wide beach. I like to walk my dog here off season. No waves which is a plus with kids but less so if you want to surf.

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