Birch Point State Park

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Birch Point State Park

Maine

(800) 969-7159

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Overview

A great attraction in Maine's Mid Coast Region is Birch Point State Park. Getting to the Park is just the start of your adventure. Located south of Ash Point on a very small peninsula along the Mussel Ridge Channel, you will need a compass to find your way. Once you arrive at this remote location, you will enjoy some of the most spectacular scenery on the Mid Coast.

Birch Point State Park affords the visitors majestic views of Penobscot Bay and the islands that lay past Mussel Ridge Channel. You can enjoy fishing or picnicking while taking in the view, or during gentle surf conditions, take a quick swim in the Atlantic Ocean. The Park has a wonderful sandy beach, which is very inviting. Be cautious however, when swimming as there are no lifeguards on duty.

Birch Point State Park is a day use only area, but it offers fantastic ocean side enjoyment. Enjoy scenic views of Penobscot Bay while you picnic, fish or swim. Due to the abundance of wildlife and the many scenic views, photography is also a favorite pastime. Birch Point State Park affords the visitors majestic views of Penobscot Bay and the islands that lay past Mussel Ridge Channel. You can enjoy fishing or picnicking while taking in the view, or during gentle surf conditions, take a quick swim in the Atlantic Ocean. The Park has a wonderful sandy beach, which is very inviting. Be cautious however, when swimming as there are no lifeguards on duty.

Birch Point State Park is a day use only area, but it offers fantastic ocean side enjoyment. Enjoy scenic views of Penobscot Bay while you picnic, fish or swim. Due to the abundance of wildlife and the many scenic views, photography is also a favorite pastime.

Generally open from Memorial Day Weekend through Labor Day Weekend, the Park enjoys average summer temperatures over 68 degrees.

Map of Birch Point (ME)

Latitude, Longitude: 44.069796, -69.063535

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Activities

  • Fishing

    There are a variety of fish located close to the shore that you can catch.

  • Hunting

    Hunting is allowed but please contact the park for hunting regulations and permit information.

  • Picnicking

    A number of picnic tables can be found in the park.

  • Water Sports

    Swimming and surfing is allowed in the Atlantic Ocean. The Park has a wonderful sandy beach, which is very inviting. Be cautious however, when swimming as there are no lifeguards on duty.

Seasonality/Weather

Generally open from Memorial Day Weekend through Labor Day Weekend, the Park enjoys average summer temperatures over 68 degrees.

Park Partners

Friends of Maine State Parks

Friends of Maine State Parks was created in 1997 by individuals interested in ensuring the preservation of Maine's unique state park system and is a non-profit organization open to anyone who shares these goals.

* Provide informational, referral and networking services on issues of interests pertaining to State Parks and Historic Sites * Advocate and oversee on matters of importance to the character and purpose of State Parks and Historic Sites * Sponsor and cosponsor events that assist the promotion of State Parks and Historic Sites * Conduct quarterly educational programs with topics of interest pertaining to State Parks and Historic Sites * Sponsor an annual fall Picnic for all its members

Directions

Driving

South Shore Road Owls Head

Phone Numbers

Primary

(800) 969-7159

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