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Goose Rocks Beach was different from many other Southern Maine beaches I’d been to. And, I liked... read more

Reviewed 27 June 2017
Dover, New Hampshire
Great beach.

We are there visiting with family, great beach, parking around there are confusing but we have a... read more

Reviewed 24 June 2017
New York City, New York
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Reviewed 6 July 2017

Main road leading from mainland to beach has cars parallel parked roadside due to very limited parking in main beach areas. There were no signs on mainland road indicating parking permit requirement. There are many permit-required signs in main beach areas and in neighborhoods. Warning......More

Date of experience: July 2017
2  Thank MikeK4578
Reviewed 27 June 2017

Goose Rocks Beach was different from many other Southern Maine beaches I’d been to. And, I liked the differences. The best features were: ● The beach was open all day to non-residents with a permit. ● There was plenty of on-street parking. ● There were...More

Date of experience: June 2017
13  Thank Maurene_K
Reviewed 24 June 2017

We are there visiting with family, great beach, parking around there are confusing but we have a great time there. Must visit when you are in that area.

Date of experience: June 2017
1  Thank minnaingo
Reviewed 13 June 2017

What an amazing beach at low tide. There's a lot of white sand. One of our waiters at Port of Italy restaurant in KBP told us about it. We visited at both high and low tides. There's quite a difference. Google a tide app on...More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank Sue L
Reviewed 11 June 2017 via mobile

One of my favorite beaches to visit with both family and friends. Beautiful views, not too crowded and not much seaweed in the water. The best months are June - August. May/Memorial Day Weekend can be a bit cold but still beautiful. Some tips: There...More

Date of experience: June 2017
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Reviewed 24 May 2017 via mobile

With a name like cape porpoise to draw you on it was easy to take the next turn to explore goose rocks The view from the shoreline as well as the ease of access made this sheltered beach a great find on an otherwise windy...More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank Patrick C
Reviewed 20 April 2017

We visited the beach over Easter Weekend were the temperatures hit the low 80's. Clean and well maintained beach.

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank lostnmass
Reviewed 18 March 2017

We were passing through Kennebunkport on the way to Bar Harbor, and I wanted to get my beach fix. We arrived around 4-5pm, but still needed to get the parking pass for our car (they do give a discount when you buy late in the...More

Date of experience: August 2016
1  Thank worleybird98
Reviewed 13 December 2016

This is a great beach to go shelling and find some treasures. Very clean and lots of space to sit and relax.

Date of experience: December 2016
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Reviewed 7 November 2016

Very unexpected picnic on the beach in October was a highlight of our trip. The expansiveness of this beach makes it very special!

Date of experience: October 2016
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Dawn L
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Response from Patrick C | Reviewed this property |
I don't recall any special parking for handicap and don't recall any meters in this location sorry I couldn't be more helpful
22 June 2015|
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Response from MEB1968 | Reviewed this property |
We were there off season so it was fine while we were there….but I think we read on a Maine travel website that dogs are allowed before 8:00am and after 6:00pm during beach going season. It's a lovely beach! Have fun!