Ferry Beach State Park

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Ferry Beach State Park
Maine State Park
Country  United States
State  Maine
County York
City Saco
Elevation 13 ft (4 m) [1]
Coordinates 43°28′34″N 70°23′23″W / 43.47611°N 70.38972°W / 43.47611; -70.38972Coordinates: 43°28′34″N 70°23′23″W / 43.47611°N 70.38972°W / 43.47611; -70.38972 [1]
Area 117 acres (47 ha) [2]
Established Unspecified
Management Maine Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry
Location in Maine
Website: Ferry Beach State Park

Ferry Beach State Park is a public recreation area occupying 117 acres (47 ha) on Saco Bay north of the mouth of the Saco River in Saco, Maine. The state park encompasses a sandy Atlantic Ocean beach, inland hiking trails, and nature center.[3] The inland portion of the park is noted for its pocket swamp and tupelo trees found at the northern limit of the species's range.[4] The park is managed by the Maine Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry.[5].

References

  1. ^ a b "Ferry Beach State Park". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. 
  2. ^ "Outdoors in Maine: State Parks, Public Lands, and Historic Sites" (PDF). Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry. September 2016. Retrieved August 10, 2017. 
  3. ^ "Check out three coastal state parks in Portland area". Bangor Daily News. June 24, 2011. Retrieved 1 April 2013. 
  4. ^ Kelly Finan. "Ferry Beach State Park" (PDF). Natural Heritage Hikes. Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry. Retrieved June 15, 2015. 
  5. ^ "Ferry Beach State Park". Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry. Retrieved July 26, 2014. 

External links

  • Ferry Beach State Park Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry
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