Fresh Water Beaches in the Maine HIghlands
RR 1 Richmond, ME Phone: 207-582-2813
Hours: Memorial Day to Labor Day.
13 Myrle's Way Greenville, ME Phone: 207-695-2700
A 2-mile walking trail with views of Moosehead Lake follows the shoreline between the beach and Rowell Cove. The park grooms Nordic ski trails and plows the parking lot during winter.
Facilities include a playground, RV dumping station, showers, and a trailered boat launch. camping and camping reservations.
Hours: Open year-round for walk-in use. Staffed May 15 to Columbus Day. Fees: Day-use fees are $1.50 to $4.50, depending of age and state residence.
Rome Town Beach on Great Pond -- Small sandy beach area located on the top of Great Pond. Take Route 225 to Frederick Lane. Go all the way to the end.
Belgrade Town Beach on Long Pond -- Located on Lakeshore Drive, Belgrade. Take Route 27 to West Road (at intersection where Sunset Grille is located). Make immediate right onto Lakeshore Drive. Go .02 of a mile. Beach is located just as road begins to make a sharp left.
Oakland Town Beach on Messalonskee Lake -- Located next to the boat landing at the north end of Messalonskee Lake. Follow signs to the public boat launch on Old Belgrade Road.
Pleasant Point Beach on McGrath Pond Located on McGrath Pond Road, west side of McGrath Pond.
401 State Park Road Dover-Foxcroft, ME Phone: 207-564-2003
Hours: May 15 to October 1; daily; the main entrance gate is open 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. The day-use area is open from 9 a.m. to sunset.
Fees: Day-use fees are $2 to $6, depending of age and state residence. For camping fees, call the park directly for rates and closing date,