Sand Beach, Acadia National Park

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Beach · Nature / Park
Located within a national park, Sand Beach is tucked between two walls of granite, which protect this stretch of the coastline and create an intimate feeling for visitors. Only 265 m (870 ft) long and surrounded by a lavish forest, the beach offers some spectacular views and plenty of space to stretch out and enjoy a day by the water. You will find restrooms, as well as changing rooms next to the parking. Before you visit Acadia National Park, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.
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  • We had a look at the beach. It was clean with clear waters and packed with people. There are hiking trails on both sides. We took the one in the back of the building that houses the rest rooms...  more »
  • I just love Sand Beach. We go whenever we can. The water is cold but the freedom you have there beats just about any place. I go for the beach and the sun and the water but also outside the summer...  more »
  • Underrated beach. Amazing water with pleasant views. Didn’t even feel like I was in New England
  • Stunning! Even in the fog and intense waves. Will return. Sooner than later
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