Reid State Park

Midcoast Maine

The highlights of this forested park include the rocky promontory of Griffith Head, and the long, windswept stretch of Mile and Half Mile Beaches – rare examples of sandy Maine coastline that boast a thriving sand dune ecology. The surfing here is considered some of the best in New England, but a heads-up: the water is still freezing! The park is located about 16 miles south of Bath (roughly a 30-minute drive).

No pets on the beach during summer (they can be brought if leashed from October to March).

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