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Not sure why people like this beach other than it's in town

From 6 to 9 am this is a dog beach. They are peeing and crapping all over it. Most people appear... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
citidwel
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Aiken, South Carolina, United States
via mobile
Home Town Beach

Goose Rocks Beach in Kennebunk. Great beach that is dog friendly mornings and evenings. Generally... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
brucejbartley
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Kennebunkport, Maine
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The shoreline of this popular swimming beach is dotted with large granite rocks.
  • Excellent58%
  • Very good32%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“nice beach” (27 reviews)
“high tide” (10 reviews)
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Kennebunkport, ME
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"nice beach"
in 27 reviews
"mother's beach"
in 8 reviews
"high tide"
in 10 reviews
"walk along the beach"
in 6 reviews
"parking pass"
in 9 reviews
"middle beach"
in 4 reviews
"off season"
in 10 reviews
"parking is limited"
in 7 reviews
"cold water"
in 6 reviews
"tide pools"
in 3 reviews
"sound of the waves"
in 3 reviews
"sea glass"
in 3 reviews
"public beach"
in 3 reviews
"dogs are allowed"
in 3 reviews
"nice walk"
in 8 reviews
"labor day"
in 3 reviews
"favorite beach"
in 3 reviews
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

From 6 to 9 am this is a dog beach. They are peeing and crapping all over it. Most people appear to pick up the poo but still...yuck. There is no fluffy sand here to sit on so you need to bring a chair. I...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago

Goose Rocks Beach in Kennebunk. Great beach that is dog friendly mornings and evenings. Generally has great surf and nice sand. Paid permit parking.

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Reviewed 6 days ago

Easy beach for families! Loved the soft sand & being able to walk to either side with the kids to look at rocks & see the boats.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Love Gooch’s, Middle and Mother’s beaches in beautiful Kennebunk, Maine. The grandkids really like the playground at Mother’s Beach. It’s a great place to spend the day in the summer. Be sure to pick up a tide schedule available at many local area shops.

1  Thank Lynne B
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped at the beach after looking for lighthouses. The beach is in sort of a half circle. The side we walked on was mostly small rocks and seashells. In the middle are large rocks and then the sand on the other side. My daughter...More

Thank Tasha W
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The public beach is wide . The water is predictably chilly (57 degrees) didn't stop kids from going in. I didn't see many waves.

1  Thank boosky67
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Loved this beach. It’s simply beautiful. So nice and clean and loved the scenery. Loved the whole area. It’s a must see for everyone. Young and old.

1  Thank Kathy G
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A very large beach perfect shape very few people quiet seas a dream of a beach ! Drawback cool waters no lifeguard but minimal risks. The perfect place for families and friends

1  Thank Francois L
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Beautiful views, very walkable and friendly. Pet friendly, well-behaved pets and children - even therapy horses! We go twice a day with our 2 Yorkies whenever we visit and have met Barbara Bush 3 times - she was soooooooooo lovely. RIP Barbara. Your spirit remains...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A decent-size beach, was never crowded when we went (June), but we know this is where locals gather for 4th of July fireworks. It's a great venue to sit, relax, dip in the water, watch fishermen and dog-walking locals. Parking right by the beach can...More

1  Thank lovetravel1996
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I don't think there are very many dog friendly beaches in season. Maine is our go to place off season because it does get very busy in the summer. I do know many people who rent homes through VRBO and have had great... More
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