Tucked away near Bristol, Maine, what scientists call a “pocket beach” presents a unique opportunity to enjoy a sugar white sand beach in midcoast Maine. The summertime oasis that is Pemaquid Beach State Park is sure to be one of the highlights of your vacation to midcoast Maine! At Pemaquid Beach State Park, you’ll find the beautiful combination of Maine landscape and beach fun! Here are the best ways to enjoy the state park!
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Summer Fun at Pemaquid Beach State Park
The clean, clear water and pristine beach at Pemaquid Beach Park should get you excited. Beaches like this are hard to come by, and that’s exactly why you should plan an afternoon here! As a member of the Healthy Beaches program, Pemaquid tests as one of the cleanest on Maine’s coast. Daily grooming ensures that the beach remains pristine and ready for your summer fun!
Owned by the town of Bristol, Pemaquid Beach State Park is a local favorite and has been for many years. Amenities to make your time there more convenient include changing rooms, shower rooms, outdoor showers, a beach shop, snack shack, a community room with a full kitchen, and a fun nature center!
Beachcombers’ Rest Nature Center
A fun way to experience the nature surrounding Pemaquid Beach State Park is in the Beachcombers’ Rest nature center, in partnership with the Pemaquid Watershed Association. The nature center offers an insider’s look into the ecology of Pemaquid. Exploration events are available for the kids, too. They will explore the ecosystem of tide pools, investigate sea glass, see wildlife up-close, and join in sand castle contests!
What You Should Know Before You Go
There are a few rules and regulations you should know about before you set out for Pemaquid Beach State Park. These help keep the park as clean as it is so folks can enjoy it for years to come.
Daily Entry Fee: $4.00 per person per day, cash only (children under 11 are free)
Pets: No pets allowed
Handicap Accessible: Staff will gladly accommodate you on the Gator
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