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Willard Beach, South Portland

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Willard Beach is a beach and neighborhood in South Portland, Maine. The beach, which covers 4 acres, used for swimming as well as commercial and recreational boating. Southern Maine Community College abuts the beach. Willard Beach is known for its views of Spring Point Ledge Light as well as island forts including Fort Gorges.

WillardFest is an annual one day neighborhood festival which began in 2012.

It is the coldest beach in Maine.
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  • We live 3 blocks from Willard Beach. It is a wonderful resource. We walk our dog along the beach almost daily, all year around. Dogs are prohibited on the beach in summer, except from 7-9 am and 7-9 p...  more »
  • We spent some time here just watching families play with their dogs. This must be a dog friendly beach. It was entertaining to watch balls be thrown into the water and the dogs fetching the balls. It ...  more »
  • Love the beach and great scenic area. great place to take it all in. Way too many dogs on beach tho! not sure if the snack bar is still in operation.