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Willard Beach, South Portland

Categories: Beaches, Nature & Parks, Outdoor Activities
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4.4/5 based on 50+ reviews on the web
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 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 ...  read 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. 
  • Heard about this beach while on the bay cruise, and stopped the next day to visit. Easy drive from Portland hotels, but limited parking. I came stopped late morning, on a Friday, and was able to get i...  read more »
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