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Scarborough Beach State Park

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Nice Beach

Pros: Gatekeeper very informative Plenty of parking Clean Food truck Bathrooms Cons: A little... read more

Reviewed 3 September 2018
New Hampshire
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Great waves

This beach had some of the larger waves I’ve seen in the area. It’s popular spot with surfers. Or... read more

Reviewed 14 July 2018
shannon m
Albany, New York
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418 Black Point Rd, Scarborough, ME 04074-8619
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All reviews concession stand short visit food truck little pricey outdoor shower point road parking is limited great surf maine coast parking area lifeguards surfing waves atlantic surfers summer residents
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Reviewed 3 September 2018 via mobile

Pros: Gatekeeper very informative Plenty of parking Clean Food truck Bathrooms Cons: A little pricey for a short visit. (per person charge, not per car charge ) OK if you're going to spend the day there. The money is used for beach maintenance which is...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank NHDOC01
Reviewed 14 July 2018 via mobile

This beach had some of the larger waves I’ve seen in the area. It’s popular spot with surfers. Or if you’re like me, a good spot to read a book and listen to the waves. Probably not the best beach for families with small children....More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank shannon m
Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

Lovely, clean, rocky beach, has life guards. Downside is it cost $8 a person to get in, and the rest rooms were one step above a Porta Potty. Pretty gross, but if ya gotta go....... I heard someone say they were compost toilets. There was...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Maryann K
Reviewed 2 July 2018

Got to beach at 9am, lot already full. You have to walk really far for parking. Just a foot shower and pits for bathroom. Very rocky. Beach is beautiful but they make it seem like they don't want visitors. We had a nice time but...More

Date of experience: July 2018
3  Thank lorrainewmorales
Reviewed 25 June 2018 via mobile

Staff there are very helpful. Long beautiful beach. Clean. Great surf. Get there early for parking Family friendly

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank windhamged
Reviewed 30 December 2017

I've been going here for years because it's a nice beach but there are some serious negative aspects of this place. 1) It's way too expensive given that they don't have any "real" bathrooms - pit toilets only 1 outdoor shower 2) The parking is...More

Date of experience: July 2017
3  Thank shankwheat
Reviewed 15 September 2017

Been here many times. Great beach near Prouts Neck. Lifeguards, bathrooms, and limited parking. Can be very crowded on summer weekends. Great body surfing in fabulously clear Atlantic waters. Bring chairs and picnic lunch, no food for sale since the old grocer closed. Wonderful walks...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank looper63
Reviewed 1 August 2017

There's plenty of sandy coast line at this beach. It was really packed when we went but we still managed to find a spot to setup. There are a lot of waves and the water was freezing! In all, it's still a great beach to...More

Date of experience: July 2017
1  Thank Montreal_Foodie514
Reviewed 12 July 2017

Lots of sandy beach to sit, play and watch the waves. I didn't brave the cold Maine water, but others did.

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank gsilver792
Reviewed 25 May 2017

Great beach..very scenic. It is also good for surfing with the right weather conditions. It can be busy and parking is limited that can cause the access to be a bit of a problem during peak times.The staff is not always the most customer focused.

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank Peter H
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Kimberly T
18 August 2015|
Response from cglocal2015 | Reviewed this property |
I truly have not used the restrooms this season, but they were in need of updating as I recall from past years. Not sure why they have been left so rustic since all other nearby parks have nice facilities. For the $5. Per... More