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Maine Beaches - Greater Portland, Maine Sandy Beaches

Cape Elizabeth l Portland l Scarborough l South Portland

Cape Elizabeth, Maine Beaches

Crescent Beach State Park
Type of Beach: 1 mile crescent shaped sandy beach with gentle surf. Rocky areas at end of beach. Popular with families. Entrance fees are 50 cents for age 5 to 11 and $2.50 for ages 12 to 64. Open Memorial Day through Columbus Day. Call 207-799-5871 for more information.
Location: On Route 77.
Amenities: Snack Bar, Picnic Tables, Grills, Bike Racks, Playground, Pay Phones, Toilets, Bathouse with Cold Showers, Lifeguards.
Parking: Plenty of free parking.


Portland, Maine Beaches

East End Beach
Type of Beach:
Pebbly beach with nice views of Caso Bay.
Location:
Eastern Promenade.
Amenities:
Picnic Tables, Changing rooms, Restrooms.
Parking:
Limited parking for 70 cars.


Scarborough, Maine Beaches

Higgins Beach
Type of Beach:
Sandy beach with large waves. Popular with surfers.
Location:
Off Route 77.
Amenities:
Parking:
Parking for 120 cars.

Scarborough Beach
Type of Beach: White sandy beach with warm water, good surf and low sand duFor more information call 207-883-2416.
Location:
Black Point Road (Route 207).
Amenities:
Changing Rooms, Toilets, Bike Racks, Lifeguards.
Parking:
500 parking spaces.

Ferry Beach
Type of Beach: 2,640' Sandy beach. The beach is sheltered from ocean winds. Also known as Western Beach. Fees are charged for residents, non-residents, parking & boat launching.
Location:
Off Black Point Road.
Amenities:
Portable Toilets, Picnic Tables, Benches, Boat Launching Ramp, Moorings, Boat Storage.
Parking:
Lot for approximately 100 cars located next to the beach.

Pine Point Beach
Type of Beach: Large, white sandy beach with dunes and grasses. Popular with families, joggers and beach walkers.
Location:
East Grand Avenue.
Amenities: Snack Bar, Toilets
Parking:
Available at 5th Street entrace to beach.


South Portland, Maine Beaches

Willard Beach
Type of Beach: 1 mile sandy beach with gentle surf. Popular with families.
Location:
Beach Road through the center of town.
Amenities:
Restrooms, Lifeguards.
Parking:
Parking for 75 cars.


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