Beaches & Parks

Harbor Beach Scenic sandy beach with gentle surf in York Harbor. Parking is free but limited for this small beach off Route 1A at the entrance to Harbor Park. Portable restrooms are available at Harbor Beach Road. Lifeguards on duty end of June to Labor Day.

Long Sands Beach As the name implies this is a long sandy beach with designated surfing area. Metered parking is available along Route 1A for the entire length of beach. Restrooms available at the Bathhouse near Oceanside Ave. Lifeguards on duty end of June to Labor Day.

Short Sands Beach Sandy beach with gentle surf. Metered parking in the lot off Rt 1A. Showers, changing area and toilets. Easy to walk to shops and amusements adjacent to beach. Lifeguards on duty end of June to Labor Day.
US Route 1 A
York, ME
207-363-1040
Welcome to Nubble Light, also known as Cape Neddick Light Station. The park that overlooks this picturesque lighthouse is called Sohier Park, donated to the Town of York by William Davies Sohier. The lighthouse itself is not accessible to the public but can be photographed and enjoyed from our park. If you come to visit, please be sure to see the Welcome Center Gift Shop! Here we have many gifts you can purchase to remind you of your trip here.
186 York Street
York, ME
Steedman Woods: 1978 This seventeen acre natural woodland area was given to the Museums of Old York by Charles R. Steedman to be kept forever wild for the enjoyment of town residents.

York, ME