Crescent Beach State Park opened in 1966 and offers bathing in the surf or in the sun at one of Maine's finest beaches. There are picnic tables and grills, a children's playground, a snack bar, and a bathhouse with cold-water showers. Kettle Cove State Park, located adjacent to Crescent Beach State Park, offers beautiful coastal views and a walking trail around the cove.
Sandy oceanfront beaches, saltwater coves, wooded areas, and rock ledges provide seashore recreation for beachgoers, fishing and watersports enthusiasts, and nature observers. Crescent Beach State Park is a classic saltwater