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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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  • Nice looking beach. The beach is great for walking dogs,or so it seems. There was an Abudance of walkers with their dogs Only problem it seemed to be loaded with poop  more »
  • I have visited when I teach many times. Most often I go mid day but on a recent occasion I travel there in the early evening. The amount of dogs running around and pooping was amazing! Kiss is pretty ...  more »
  • Never seen such a bog friendly beach any where we have traveled. We went here on Sunday and the beach was filled wth dogs.  more »

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