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Nice beach, great place for families

I have been going here for years. Took the kids a lot when they were young they loved it! So much... read more

Reviewed 2 August 2016
Milton, New Hampshire
Clear, crisp water and beautiful sand

This beach has a completely different feel from Long Sands (which is just a short walk away). The... read more

Reviewed 1 August 2016
Muskegon, Michigan
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A family-oriented beach that includes a playground.
  • Excellent58%
  • Very good29%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“short sands” (74 reviews)
“union bluff” (9 reviews)
“parking lot” (17 reviews)
York Beach, York, ME
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Reviewed 2 August 2016

I have been going here for years. Took the kids a lot when they were young they loved it! So much to do right there. There is a nice beach area and you can stay there even when the tide comes in. There is a...More

Thank mwblue21
Reviewed 1 August 2016

This beach has a completely different feel from Long Sands (which is just a short walk away). The sand is bright unlike the muted tones at Long Sands. This beach has a nice playground and bathroom facilities available. I would say this area is more...More

Thank 308reneem
Reviewed 1 August 2016

We've been coming here for more than 10 years since our kids were really little. We've always stayed at the Union Bluff hotel right next to the beach. Absolutely love it! Great beach, lots of shops and restaurants in the area. Just a great little...More

Thank Kathy_z1354
Reviewed 28 July 2016 via mobile

Great clean non-smoking beach. Lots of parking all close by, (bring quarters) and clean restrooms for free. Fun fenced in beach playground as well. Close to everything.

Thank Jen G
Reviewed 28 July 2016

Easy parking, clean beach, clear water, beautiful views. Super great for kids. Its a shallow beach so you can walk out a long way.

Thank tidyupologist
Reviewed 27 July 2016 via mobile

Nice family beach. Beware of the tides when you place your chairs. Public restrooms are available which is a nice perk. They have showers so you can rinse the saltwater off and change your clothes. Parking can be an issue. Arrive early in the morning,...More

Thank TravelJunkie27_13
Reviewed 27 July 2016

hi to all if your looking for a place to park yourself and not have to go far to swim this is the place to go.short sands is a place for all ages and family ornated.its a place to leave the car for a day...More

Thank Joseph S
Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

First time visited Maine and never knew of this place. Very family friendly and fun. The beach was very nice, much different from the beaches where I live ( south Flordia ) very nice shops and stores to walk in and out of. Will be...More

Thank Lman1960
Reviewed 25 July 2016 via mobile

Bathrooms, beautiful beach, no seaweed, tide pools, playground, parking it's fantastic! Really great beach!

1  Thank NHmama23
Reviewed 24 July 2016

Just a beautiful and relaxing site and atmosphere all the way around. Went here for Fourth of July, 2016. Was not hurried nor rushed, took our time coming here and left before midnight. What a way to spend a great sunny day in close quarters...More

Thank Dean M
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3 July 2017|
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Response from car0lann5 | Reviewed this property |
York Animal Park is a 5 min walk from the beach sand