Sand Beach, Acadia National Park

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Located within a national park, Sand Beach is tucked between two walls of granite, which protect this stretch of the coastline and create an intimate feeling for visitors. Only 265 m (870 ft) long and surrounded by a lavish forest, the beach offers some spectacular views and plenty of space to stretch out and enjoy a day by the water. You will find restrooms, as well as changing rooms next to the parking. Before you visit Acadia National Park, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.
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  • To be honest I don't think of beaches when I think of Maine. Came here to check out the Park and Sand Beach. Even though it was a Thursday it was very busy inside the park. Difficult to find... 
    To be honest I don't think of beaches when I think of Maine. Came here to check out the Park and Sand Beach. Even though it was a Thursday it was very busy inside the park. Difficult to find...  more »
  • Beautiful sandy beach. One of the first stops on the Park Loop Road. The first time we drove the Park Loop Rd, the Sand Beach stop was packed. The parking lot was full and the road was parked up. We....  more
    Beautiful sandy beach. One of the first stops on the Park Loop Road. The first time we drove the Park Loop Rd, the Sand Beach stop was packed. The parking lot was full and the road was parked up. We....  more »
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  • Great place to just stare out on the water
  • Cold water. Nice location. No one there the day we were.

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