The Mid-Coast Region Sights

Popham Beach State Park

  • 10 Perkins Farm La. Map It
  • Phippsburg
  • Beach–Sight

Published 07/22/2016

Fodor's Review

This park has bathhouses and picnic tables. At low tide you can walk several miles of tidal flats and also out to a nearby island, where you can explore tide pools or fish off the ledges. It's on a peninsula facing the open Atlantic, between the mouths of the Kennebec and Morse rivers. About a mile from Popham Beach State Park, the road ends at the Civil War–era Fort Popham State Historic Site, an unfinished semicircular granite fort on the sea. Enjoy the beach views at nearby Spinney's Restaurant, or grab a quick bite next door at Percy's Store, which has picnic tables and a path to the beach. Amenities: food and drink; lifeguards; parking (no fee); showers; toilets. Best for: swimming; walking.

Sight Information

Address:

10 Perkins Farm La., off Rte. 209, Phippsburg, Maine, 04562, USA

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Phone:

207-389–1335

Sight Details:

  • $6

Published 07/22/2016

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