Pine Point Beach (Hurd Beach)

A long sandy beach on Saco Bay that extends from the jetty at Pine Point to Old Orchard Beach.
Maintenance: Both public and private with public access; the Town maintains the beach area, parking lot, and facilities. The Town rakes the beach weekly during the summer months.
Hours: Sunrise to sunset
Food/Snack Bar: Concession stand
Trash: Barrels provided
Picnic/B-B-Q Facilities: No
Parking: Municipal parking lot is located on Avenue 5 (off King St.).
Parking lot collection hours from 9 AM to 5 PM.
Parking lot open from sunrise to sunset.
Fees: 
$10/day for passenger cars and motorcycles
$35/day for RV’s, buses, and campers
End of Day (3 PM to 5 PM) $5 for passenger cars and motorcycles
Seasonal Beach Parking Passes available at the Town Clerk’s Office.
Type of Sand: White sandy beach
Lifeguards: No
Public Restrooms: Yes, with showers
Fishing: Surf casting
Boat Access: No
Surfing: Allowed; more wave action than Ferry Beach thanks to its location on Saco Bay. All surfers must be connected to their board by using a “surfboard leash” 7’ to 10’ in length.

Scarborough Beach

This long, sandy beach offers some of the best swimming in New England with water temps in the high 60’s throughout July and August.
Location: 418 Black Point Road, Scarborough, Maine
Hours: 
April 1 – April 30: 9am – 5pm
May 1 – June 15: 9am – 6pm
June 16 – August 10: 9am – 8pm
August 11 – Sept. 15: 9am – 7pm
Sept. 16 – Sept. 30: 9am – 6pm
Oct. 1 – Oct. 31: 9am – 5pm
Food/Snack Bar: Mainely Burgers (creative burgers, sandwiches, salads & sides)
Type of Sand: White sandy beach
Lifeguards: From June 10 through Labor Day, the Park has USLA certified Lifeguards on duty on sunny days.
Rental Items: Chairs, umbrellas and boogie boards – $6.00 per day.
Surfboards – $20 Half Day | $35 Full Day
Stand Up Paddleboards* – $30 Half Day | $45 Full Day
Kayaks* – $30 Half Day | $45 Full Day
Half Day Rental Times: 9:00am – 12:30pm or 12:30 pm – 4:00pm
Parking: Parking is limited to 285 on-site spaces and 125 off-site spaces.
Seasonal Beach Parking Passes: Click here
Fees:
Adults (12 to 64 years): Residents – $6.00 / Non-residents – $8.00
Children (5 to 11 years): Residents – $4.00 / Non-residents – $5.00
Children (under 5 years old): Free
Seniors (65 years+): Residents – Free / Non-residents – $4.00
Public Restrooms: Yes, changing rooms and bathroom facilities are available.
Surfing: Surfing/boating at the beach requires a permit, which can be purchased at the control station. (This includes, but is not limited to, surfing, windsurfing, canoeing, kayaking etc.)
Website: Click here

Higgins Beach

A sandy beach located within a quaint residential neighborhood that dates back to the late 1800’s.
Maintenance: Private with public access; the Higgins Beach Association and the Town maintain the beach area, parking lot, facilities.
Hours: Sunrise to sunset
Food/Snack Bar: No
Trash: Barrels provided
Picnic/B-B-Q Facilities: None
Parking: Municipal parking lot is located at 41 Ocean Ave. (off Route 77/Spurwink Rd.); limited street parking also available on Bayview Ave.
Parking lot collection hours from 9 AM to 5 PM.
Parking lot open from sunrise to sunset.
Fees: $10/day for passenger cars and motorcycles
No parking for RV’s, buses, and campers
Seasonal Beach Parking Passes available at the Town Clerk’s Office
No street parking at Higgins Beach year-round with the exception of designated spaces on Bayview Avenue.
Type of Sand: White sandy beach
Lifeguards: No
Public Restrooms: Yes, with showers
Fishing: Surf casting
Boat Access: n/a
Surfing: Not allowed from 11 AM to 5 PM from June 15 to September 15.
All surfers must be connected to their board by using a “surfboard leash” 7’ to 10’ in length.

Ferry Beach

A white sandy beach along the Scarborough River channel, Ferry Beach is somewhat protected from ocean waves by the jetty located on the other side of the channel.
Location: Ferry Road, Scarborough, Maine
Maintenance: Public beach; the Town maintains the beach area, parking lot, and facilities.
Hours: Sunrise to sunset 
Food/Snack Bar: Snack cart 
Trash: Barrels provided 
Picnic/B-B-Q Facilities: No
Parking: Municipal parking lot is located at the end of Ferry Rd. (off Black Point Rd.).
Parking lot collection hours from 9 AM to 5 PM.
Parking lot open from sunrise to sunset.
Fees:
$10/day for passenger cars and motorcycles;
$35/day for RV’s, buses, and campers
End of Day (3 PM to 5 PM) $5 for passenger cars and motorcycles
Lifeguards: No
Public Restrooms: Yes, with showers
Type of Sand: White sandy beach
Fishing: Surf casting
Boat Access: Municipal boat launch (fees apply)
Surfing: Allowed; limited wave action due to its sheltered area. All surfers must be connected to their board by using a “surfboard leash” 7’ to 10’ in length.