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Gooch's Beach

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Fun Beach, Check the Tide Tables

Beautiful beach with a handful of lifeguards. Free parking available along side streets. Word of... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Matt J
Great beach

Great beach for families and couples but very limited parking , you need a parking permit and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
breezyday12
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good28%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“high tide” (15 reviews)
“great beach” (18 reviews)
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Kennebunk, ME 04043
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Beautiful beach with a handful of lifeguards. Free parking available along side streets. Word of caution, at high tide the water is right up to the beach wall leaving virtually no room for sitting. Go 1 to 2 hours after high tide and there is...More

Thank Matt J
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great beach for families and couples but very limited parking , you need a parking permit and terrible port a potty bathrooms.

Thank breezyday12
Reviewed 1 week ago

We walked there from right near the Kennebunk-Kennebunkport bridge (parking is tough, and expensive). It's about a mile. Nice little beach.

Thank NewY0rkTraveler
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Goochs beach was beautiful. We stayed just down the street at the Seaside Inn. You can walk along the length of the beach on a sidewalk or sit on the beach and enjoy the waves. The water in Maine is always cold but the beach...More

Thank Liz H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Every year in Kennebunk, there is a really great fireworks display on July 4th right off Gooch's Beach. Anywhere you sit, whether it be on Gooch's Beach, Rock Beach or even the sidewalk which runs along Beach Ave offer fantastic views of the approximately 30...More

Thank Petermallorysara
Reviewed 28 May 2017

Great beach with friendly people. I enjoy meeting the dogs & their owners who frequent the beach daily. Clean, quiet, beautiful, and relaxing. Get there early because parking can be a pain.

1  Thank Julie A
Reviewed 18 May 2017

everything about this area was flawless, my mother and i walked the beach for over an hour just stunning you will not be dissapointed!

Thank MrsNaugler
Reviewed 11 May 2017

Bought lunch and had it at the beach last week. It was a tad cool, but the view and the waves were worth zipping up my sweatshirt. We will be here this a lot this summer and I look forward to enjoying this beach and...More

Thank Catherine B
Reviewed 18 March 2017

This used to be a nice family beach, but in recent years it has gone to the dogs, literally. It turns my stomach to watch dozens and dozens of dogs peeing on the seaweed, then moments later a child picks up that seaweed to decorate...More

5  Thank JanBrennan
Reviewed 23 February 2017 via mobile

Friendly people are always out walking there dogs in the winter. We love to just walk around and collect the smooth stones and sea glass.

1  Thank Toonzie
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coltwo
17 May 2015|
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Response from mainekings | Reviewed this property |
There is a wheelchair ramp and handicap parking at north /east end of the beach, by the Seaside Hotel. The sand is soft, but go at high tide when the water is close.
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