Popham Beach State Park, Phippsburg

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Popham Beach State Park is a public recreation area covering 605 acres (245 ha) on the Atlantic Ocean in the town of Phippsburg, Sagadahoc County, Maine. It is the state's highest volume day use State Park. The state park occupies a dynamic shoreline landscape that has created a peninsula between the mouth of the Morse River and the Atkins Bay portion of the Kennebec River. The park is managed by the Maine Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry.

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  • Very pretty beach, free parking if you can find a spot. Stopped here along a motorcycle trip, was not disappointed. Wish the fort hadn't been closed for the coronaturd. Can't recommend the restaurant....  more »
  • Great little gem of a state park. Beautiful beaches and lots of driftwood. We went in December as part of a mini vacation within our state. Very few people around. Blue skies, sandy beaches and...  more »
  • Get there early for parking on hot/busy days, and go at lowish tide to walk across the sand bar to the little island. Restrooms and changing areas are available and well kept.
  • What a lovely beach, you pay a small entrance fee, but there's a big parking lot, changing rooms and toilets. Take a look at the tidal times! The Atlantic Sea is very cold.

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