East End Beach

East End Beach

portland, maine


After a morning of shopping in Portland’s Old Port, visitors will welcome a dip at East End Beach, Portland’s only public beach. At the bottom of the hill of the Eastern Promenade, East End Beach is the ideal place to take in the panorama of Casco Bay. This stretch of sand and pebbles is easy to get to with parking nearby, picnic tables and benches situated on the grassy hillside, and a boat launch for launching any manner of vessel for a day on the water.

Here, sailboats from the local marina breeze in and out of the harbor, and the islands of the bay are in full view. Lucky visitors will spot a seal in the distance, clumsily maneuvering its way onto the shores of a small patch of land or rock.

other beaches in Greater Portland

Crescent BeachEast End BeachFerry BeachHiggins Beach
Old Orchard BeachPine Point BeachScarborough BeachWillard Beach