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Ferry Beach

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Awesome for kids!

We took the boys down on Monday. Even though it was in the high 80s inland, it was 75 on the beach... read more

Reviewed 6 July 2018
Jodi B
Poland, Maine
One of favorite small beaches to visit!

Small, and quaint, this little beach is truly a haven. We frequently go off-season for quiet walks... read more

Reviewed 5 February 2018
Kimberly F
Scarborough, Maine
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5 Jul 2018
“Awesome for kids!”
4 Feb 2018
“One of favorite small beaches to visit!”
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Ferry Road, Scarborough, ME 04074
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Reviewed 15 August 2018

This is one of those beaches that’s perfect for toddlers because it is in a bay so the waves are mild and a sandbar makes for nice wading areas and hermit crab collecting. The tide completely covers the beach though so be aware.

Thank Jason P
Reviewed 6 July 2018

We took the boys down on Monday. Even though it was in the high 80s inland, it was 75 on the beach. The tide was out, so there was so much beachfront for the boys to play. When the tide came in, it was still...More

Thank Jodi B
Reviewed 5 February 2018

Small, and quaint, this little beach is truly a haven. We frequently go off-season for quiet walks and beautiful scenery.

2  Thank Kimberly F
Reviewed 22 January 2018

Ferry Beach is something like it’s name...just a bit magical. If you want to wander...enjoy a lovely spot Ferry Beach has it all. There are quaint lobster boasts areas to wade...(the water is usually to cold to swim) nice sand dunes too. It cost something...More

Thank Dan0001
Reviewed 15 August 2017

In early August Ferry Beach is a good spot to look for residents and migrants. We saw a fuzzy little young of the year piping plover, half a dozen ruddy turnstones, least and semi-palmated sandpipers.

Thank elandre2017
Reviewed 8 August 2017

This beach stands out from some of the others because it has coves and a bird sanctuary. Love coming here and getting away from the crowded other beaches.

Thank Mainelover15
Reviewed 11 July 2017

This is a locally run beach which is protected by a jetty. At low tide you can walk nearly to the next beach. It is safe for families with young children.At high tide there is little beach, but just wait and the tide will recede....More

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Jill G
24 September 2017|
Response from Nancy C | Reviewed this property |
The day fee in 2018 is $15. If you live in Scarborough it is well worth the additional cost to buy a beach pass or if you are 60+ and a resident of Scarborough it is free.