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Birch Point Beach State Park

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Address: Owls Head, ME
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Tour the Owls Head Lighthouse and Owls Head Transportation Museum.

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The only sandy beach we encountered on our trip to Maine!

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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 4 days ago
WinniePDecatur_GA
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Decatur, GA
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Decatur, GA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

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 visited (but not too many!). When the tide came in, it was warm enough for... More 

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Clearwater, Florida
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We have been here over 10 times in our 30 years of coming to Maine. It's is something to do. Expecially if u like walking on the rocks. The beach is Shelly with cool things to find. No way would I go in the water. From rocks and shells to seaweed everywhere it's not for me. There are picnic benches... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I can't say I would swim here, just because there is sand doesn't make it a beach. The area it self was pretty cool. We walked and explored the rocks, watched the waves and the brave people dipping their feet in the icy waters. It does cost money to enter I think it was $5 a person. We much preferred... More 

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Northfield, New Hampshire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016

Birch Point Beach State Park is only a half hour drive from our summer home so it's a great spot to take our grandchildren when they visit. There's the beach for playing in the sand and looking for shells and sea glass , the water for swimming and the rocks to climb on. At high tide there isn't much beach... More 

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Owls Head, Maine
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016

I love to walk this beach early in the morning. Have been going here for sixty years. I am also fortunate to only live a couple of miles from here. Take your chairs, blankets and have a picnic. Very clean beach and park facilities. It is also handy to the Owl's Head Transportation Museum, a place you don't want to... More 

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Birdsboro, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016

Nice little beach for sea glass hunting and rock climbing! The puppy loved running nd playing in the surf!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2016 via mobile

We didn't know this beach existed until yesterday. Had made many drives north along Route 1. But never stopped here until we rented a place nearby. The beach is a pure New England beach. Rocky. Apparently, any temperature above 72 degrees is perfect for bikinis. Yes, it's a beach. Go. Enjoy the sun and surf.

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Providence, Rhode Island
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2016 via mobile

Absolutely one of the best hidden little nooks in all of Maine. Gorgeous, peaceful, and serene. What an excellent spot for a picnic up. Oh, and a great place to take your pups.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2016

The most beautiful beach in Midcoast Maine! Mostly white sand bordered by huge granite rocks which are great for swiftly walking across for a great workout!

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Johnson City, New York, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2015

We took little Dougal (Boston/Beagle) for a walk along the shore which he always enjoys - chasing crabs and playing in rock pools. The mosquitos that always enjoy munching on me were of course out in force again and again my wife Deb wasn't bothered by them as they were all hovering around me. Great place to spend a few... More 

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