We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Review Highlights
Wonderful place to picnic with water views

Lots of picnic benches under shade providing trees with great water views made this a positive... read more

Reviewed 28 October 2018
George S
Groton, Massachusetts
Sandy beach that goes on and on

Sandy beaches in Maine are sort of rare, so treasure this one. Ask the guys at the gate for a map... read more

Reviewed 23 September 2018
Linda M
Lincoln, United States
Read all 266 reviews
All photos (112)
Full view
Certificate of Excellence
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent75%
  • Very good19%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“half mile”(22 reviews)
“sandy beach”(22 reviews)
“tide pools”(11 reviews)
This state park has two miles of hiking trails and a beautiful beach.
Seguinland Rd, Georgetown, ME 04548-3625
Reviews (266)
Filter reviews
262 results
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Show reviews that mention
All reviews half mile sandy beach tide pools nice beach picnic tables clean facilities biting flies snack bar rocky areas bath house ocean side on the rocks bathrooms and changing rooms low tide a great place to spend waves crashing gorgeous views
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 262 reviews
Reviewed 28 October 2018

Lots of picnic benches under shade providing trees with great water views made this a positive visit. If one enjoys ocean swimming, Reid has long stretches of sandy beaches. We will return.

Thank George S
Reviewed 23 September 2018

Sandy beaches in Maine are sort of rare, so treasure this one. Ask the guys at the gate for a map because you can go left or you can go right. Either way, you can't go wrong. There are restrooms, too, so no worries

Thank Linda M
Reviewed 22 September 2018 via mobile

We came here in the off season and there was not someone to take admissions so I suppose you *could* enter without paying, although I don't think you're supposed to. It's definitely different from Maine's typical rocky beaches. A long stretch of Sandy beach was...More

Thank Emily K
Reviewed 21 September 2018

We like to meander when traveling and decided to check out Reid State Park which is just a mile or two before Five Islands. We like Five Islands as it is a beautifully scenic coastline and the reward at the end of the journey is...More

Thank jerryd965
Reviewed 4 September 2018 via mobile

Choose rocky shore or sand. This spot has it all!! Pay your fee park snack bar available Maine perfection st its peak.

Thank David B
Reviewed 31 August 2018

It is worth the drive to get to Reid State Park. Great for families, for friends, for couples, or for a great solitary walk, hike, or run. Pristine views, classic Maine coastline with lots of sand, beautiful rocks, and literally miles of beach to enjoy....More

Thank Christopher C
Reviewed 30 August 2018

Not crowded, beach of great beach views with sand, drift wood, rocky outcropping, a beach walk to the estuary where piping plovers are nesting ( protected) - great waves and dunes.Has both a half mile beach, and a mile beach! Snack bar closed off season....More

Thank fernguly
Reviewed 28 August 2018

Great for families with both the lagune for young kids to swim and decent surf for teens and adults. Also there is a beautiful rock bound view and adjacent beach at Todds point which is also a perfect picnic spot. Plan to spend the better...More

Thank Kathi B
Reviewed 28 August 2018

Sunny day. Tide at half way point, not in, not out. One Mile beach waves were too strong and there is quite a drop off. Liked Half Mile beach better, more sand, less of a drop off. Ocean was calmer.

Thank jldanforth
Reviewed 28 August 2018

This beach was really nice. The water was very cold in August but the sun was shining and the sand was good. There is lots to explore on the sandy beach and the rocky shore. There was also a swimming hole. We didn't go to...More

Thank Lacey R
View more reviews
Nearby HotelsSee all nearby hotels
Newagen Seaside Inn
291 reviews
5.29 km away
Ship Ahoy Motel
99 reviews
7.44 km away
Ocean Gate Resort
435 reviews
7.73 km away
Spruce Point Inn Resort and Spa
1,056 reviews
9.17 km away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 9 nearby restaurants
Five Islands Lobster Co
559 reviews
3.65 km away
The Pub - Newagen Seaside Inn
92 reviews
5.27 km away
Percy's Store
60 reviews
6.58 km away
Robinson's Wharf
561 reviews
7.71 km away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 5 nearby attractions
Cape Newagen Alpaca Farm
18 reviews
5.43 km away
Southport General Store
23 reviews
5.10 km away
Georgetown Pottery
42 reviews
7.36 km away
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
O'Connor B
24 July 2018|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
Response from Dawne M | Reviewed this property |
I would advise to have some kind of repellent because, not only are the green heads bad, so are the salt water mosquitoes. They can be really bad at times, even later in the year. Other than that, it's great! If there is... More
1 August 2017|
AnswerShow all 5 answers
Response from mainexile | Reviewed this property |
I don't believe that clamming is allowed with or without a license. Also, the shoreline of the park doesn't have any "flats" where clams would live.