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Birch Point Beach State Park

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Owls Head, ME
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Gate was closed and had to walk in

There were many cars parked along the road because the gate was down and you couldn't drive in. It... read more

Reviewed October 23, 2017
kcheze
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Birch State Park

It's a beautiful sandy Maine beach. There are beautiful rock formations on each end of the beach... read more

Reviewed August 9, 2017
Donna B
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Owls Head, Maine
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Tour the Owls Head Lighthouse and Owls Head Transportation Museum.
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  • Average8%
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“sandy beach” (6 reviews)
“picnic tables” (5 reviews)
“on the rocks” (4 reviews)
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Reviewed October 23, 2017

There were many cars parked along the road because the gate was down and you couldn't drive in. It was early October, no reason for the park to shut the gates. The walk to the beach wasn't hard, a bit of a hill. We walked...More

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Reviewed August 9, 2017 via mobile

It's a beautiful sandy Maine beach. There are beautiful rock formations on each end of the beach . It used to be called Lucia 2 before it became a state park .Its a great place for families to come for picnics and beach days ....More

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Reviewed August 5, 2017

quiet and well maintained park with grills and tables set up for use . there is also a bathroom to use at the park

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Reviewed August 3, 2017

When we want to go to the beach, we go to Lucia Beach also known as Birch Point Beach. There is both beach and rocky shore to explore. There are always friendly folks and yet it is never too crowed.

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Reviewed August 1, 2017 via mobile

Sandy beaches seem to be rare in Maine so Birch Point Beach State Park is a hidden gem. The beach is broad and the water shallow. There are shaded picnic tables in the wooded perimeter or you can sit on the rocks. The minimal admission...More

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Reviewed July 2, 2017

While staying in the Camden area, my wife commented that she would love to walk the beach somewhere along the coast. I did some quick searching and found this little park in a book on Maine travel. The author talked about this being out-of-the-way and...More

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Reviewed November 30, 2016

We walked along the rocky. pebbly beach finding beautiful rocks and small sculpted pieces of driftwood. In the woods above the mosquitoes were enjoying snacking on my delicate skin while my wife was bug free as they were all on me !! A lovely mid...More

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Reviewed October 19, 2016

This is a decent little beach in the area. It's scenic enough and has a good amount of sand. There are rocks surrounding the edges with a forest and some tables for picnics.Some grassy areas are available too if you can claim them before someone...More

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Reviewed October 5, 2016

Birch Point Beach State Park is a hidden gem. We were there on October 1st, and there were some light sprinkles. Still, it is a gorgeous place to be even if it wasn't swimming weather--for just sitting or taking hikes around the place. Would have...More

Thank Jim B
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Reviewed July 25, 2016

I am sure there are are some others, but this was the small, sandy beach that we enjoyed visiting on our trip. There are rocks on either side of the beach that are fun for climbing, and lots of people were there the day we...More

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July 26, 2017|
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Response from Joe B | Reviewed this property |
No...no fees for entering the park or for parking.
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Gail M
February 27, 2015|
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No camping is allowed. It is a day facility open until sunset Memorial Day thru Labor Day. It has a nice sandy beach; fishing, swimming, and picnicking is allowed.
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