Pompham Beach State Park

43.736727, -69.796610
10 Perkins Farm Lane
Phippsburg, ME 04562
(207) 389-1335
Sagadahoc County

Popham Beach State Park is located off Route 209 in Phippsburg Maine. This hidden treasure has a unique landscape that will keep adults and kids entertained for a great day at the beach. The beach is huge, scenic, has access to Fox Islands by way of a sandbar during low tide and plenty of driftwood and sand to make sculptures with. High and low tides offers quite a different beach experience, check the tide schedule to make the most of your trip if coming from a far distance.

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Hours Of Operation

Open 365 days a year, from 9am to sunset. During winter months no attendant on duty although, an honor system is in place.

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Parking

The huge parking lot fills up fast on warm spring, summer, and fall days.
Ages 12-64 $4 residents $6 non-residents per person
Ages 5-11 $1 residents and non-residents
Ages 5 and under are free
Ages 65 and older free for residents $2 non-residents
Veteran residents free
Handicap parking is available. During winter months the parking lot is plowed with the exception of holidays.

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Life Guard Schedule

Lifeguards are on site during summer months.

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Campfires

Not allowed

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Food

Primarily a carry in/carry out facility, food vendors are available within 15 minutes driving.

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Lodging

Hotels/motels and rentals are within 15-20 minutes driving with campgrounds nearby.

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Pets

Pets are not allowed from April 1 to September 30.

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Picnic Area

Picnic tables are available off the beach.

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Playground

No designated playground; however there are grassy areas off the beach near the bathhouses.

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Public Transportation

N/A

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Restrooms / Showers

The facilities are newer with showers for rinsing and water fountains available. Bathhouses are shut down around the third weekend in October.

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Surfing/Kayaking/Paddle Boarding

Surfing and paddle sports are allowed check the tide schedule for ideal conditions.

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Walking Trails

Perkins Farm Trail is a 1.2 mile walk to Fort Baldwin and nearby is Fort Popham and the archaeological site of Fort Saint George.

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Water Quality

N/A

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