Sand Beach, Acadia National Park

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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. To visit Sand Beach and other attractions in Acadia National Park, use our Acadia National Park trip builder.
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  • Sand Beach is a small beach compared to warm weather beach locations it was a very pretty stop and a if you want to visit a beach in the area this is the one. You can stretch your legs but not take a ...  more »
  • We came to this spot along the loop road around 11:00 the first day (June 7) and the parking lot was full so we drove past. The second day after finishing the beehive hike we found parking and walked ...  more »
  • I did not expect to find a pretty sand beach here along with amazing rock formations. Nice place to spend some time off you like the beach  more »