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Parsons Beach

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Parsons Beach was virtually deserted when we visited with our son's whippets. They LOVED the... read more

Reviewed November 1, 2018
Lindsay W
Rowlands Gill, United Kingdom
A secret beach we had no idea about

We fully know that Kennybunkport is a tourist area but we decided to spend a day there in the... read more

Reviewed October 9, 2018
Basingstoke, United Kingdom
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  • Average1%
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“limited parking”(10 reviews)
“horse farm”(3 reviews)
“porta potty”(4 reviews)
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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Parson's Beach Road, Kennebunk, ME 04043
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Reviewed November 1, 2018

Parsons Beach was virtually deserted when we visited with our son's whippets. They LOVED the freedom to race about safely

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Lindsay W
Reviewed October 9, 2018

We fully know that Kennybunkport is a tourist area but we decided to spend a day there in the wonderful Indian summer to make a change to Moody beach in Ugunquit. 10 coaches in the carpark made us abort any plans to visit beaches in...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank JanC377
Reviewed September 12, 2018

Very nice beach. Too bad that in the summer you can't surf during the day. Early morning and later in the day only.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank valeryQc_Canada
Reviewed August 15, 2018

Parson's Beach is a great, wide beach, and kept uncrowded by the relative lack of parking. If you can find a place to park along Parson's Beach Road, you are in luck and will enjoy this beach a lot.

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank bbwex
Reviewed August 12, 2018

A wonderful gem of a beach in Kennebunk Me. Situated on Rt. 9 between Kennebunkport and Ogunquit. If you get there early enough you will find free parking, pass by a horse farm on a road lined by shaded trees. The beach has many different...More

Date of experience: August 2018
2  Thank Thomas C
Reviewed July 22, 2018

Get there early for parking or you will have to park about a mile down the road. You are able to drop of your belongings at the beginning of the path to the beach. There is a porta potty at the beginning of the path...More

Date of experience: July 2018
2  Thank Beachbum22353
Reviewed July 21, 2018

Beautiful beach with great views. A little off the regular tourist areas but worth a stop if you have time.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank VA_travels60893
Reviewed June 28, 2018

Parking is very limited but beyond that it is really pretty, feels somewhat secluded because you can't see the road from the beach, and the rocks all over the beach make for some great photos. It's very large and walkable, too. Definitely prefer this to...More

Date of experience: June 2018
2  Thank trav226
Reviewed May 28, 2018 via mobile

It is privately owned but the owners share the beach if you are respectful. Beautiful strip of beach, very VERY limited parking (maybe 15 cars parallel), but it is worth the quiet, rocky, salty privacy. Travel down a field and tree lined road to get...More

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank Stefmacapple
Reviewed May 23, 2018

We have a strong emotional attachment because this was my Mother's favorite beach when her family had a Summer house in nearby Kennebunkport. The parking is sparse & there are no facilties nearby. The beach is actually private but beachgoers are allowed as long as...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank jimmarg37
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Dave G
July 3, 2017|
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Response from emki33 | Reviewed this property |
No, I'm pretty sure there weren't any bathrooms. Very secluded area.
June 18, 2017|
Response from RobOlson | Reviewed this property |
Not to my knowledge but it would be a great place.