Trip Planner:   USA  /  Maine  /  Saco  /  Ferry Beach State Park

Ferry Beach State Park, Saco

4.4
#4 of 9 in Things to do in Saco
Ferry Beach State Park is a state-operated, public recreation area in Saco, York County, Maine. The park occupies on Saco Bay north of the mouth of the Saco River. The park includes sandy Atlantic Ocean beaches and inland hiking trails. The inland portion of the park is noted for its pocket swamp and tupelo trees found at the northern limit of the species's range.
Plan your Ferry Beach State Park visit and explore what else you can see and do in Saco using our Saco online holiday planner .
Source
Create an itinerary including Ferry Beach State Park
map
Ferry Beach State Park Reviews
Rate this attraction
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.0
83 reviews
Google
4.5
TripAdvisor
  • The beach here is lovely. It's just about a mile and a half walk from Old Orchard and maybe another mile to OOB's Pier. No public restrooms.  more »
  • Beach was decent. Plenty of parking. Bad side- bathrooms are basic outhouses, which I can do but they where fly ridden and disgusting. Totally would pass if you have to use bathrooms.  more »
  • Clean beach. Bathrooms need to be cleaned and up-dated. Girls complained of how dirty they found them.  more »
Google
  • Spent a beautiful day here with my mother for her birthday as part of a weekend getaway. The beach is gorgeous, although the water was too cold for us. And the walking trails through the woods are very easy. We appreciated all of the picnic tables available for our lunch.
  • Among the nicer of the dog-friendly beaches in the area: with nice sand and a great stretch to walk along. In late summer it doesn't seem overcrowded, even on the weekends. Gem!
  • Nice place to spend a few hours. Visitor center is very good too. Nice clean beach.
  • Had a nice walk but there's no trail map so I felt like I was just wandering around.
  • Bring heavy duty bug spray! Other than the mosquitoes, the trails are delightful. Lots of trails are boardwalks and they're all short and easy. There's beach access here and public restrooms. There are fees to enter.

Plan your trip to Saco

  • Get a personalized plan

    A complete day-by-day itinerary
    based on your preferences
  • Customize it

    Refine your plan. We'll find the
    best routes and schedules
  • Book it

    Choose from the best hotels
    and activities. Up to 50% off
  • Manage it

    Everything in one place.
    Everyone on the same page.

Where to stay in Saco

Browse hotels, guesthouses, and unique homes and book your stay on the world's leading accommodation sites.
Live like a local, find unique places to stay
Millions of travel reviews on TripAdvisor

Plans in Saco by other users

17 days in Maine BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES May, teens, popular PREFERENCES: May, teens ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 22 days in United States BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES June, teens, kids, culture, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: June, teens, kids, culture, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 8 days in Saco BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES July, kids, popular PREFERENCES: July, kids ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 4 days in Saco & Vermont BY A USER FROM SAINT VINCENT AND THE GRENADINES December, popular PREFERENCES: December ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 4 days in Saco BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES September, outdoors, historic sites, popular PREFERENCES: September, outdoors, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 9 days in United States BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES September, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, popular PREFERENCES: September, outdoors, relaxing, beaches ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 3 days in Saco BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES October, hidden gems PREFERENCES: October ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium 9 days in Maine BY A USER FROM CANADA August, teens, kids, popular PREFERENCES: August, teens, kids ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 10 days in Canada & Maine BY A USER FROM CANADA August, teens, kids, slow & easy, popular PREFERENCES: August, teens, kids ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Slow & easy 22 days in United States BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES July, teens, kids, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: July, teens, kids ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 52 days in Maine BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES September, fast-paced, popular PREFERENCES: September ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Fast-paced 7 days in Saco & Old Orchard Beach BY A USER FROM CANADA July, kids, outdoors, beaches, shopping, popular PREFERENCES: July, kids, outdoors, beaches, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium
View more plans