Parker Head Road
Open in the summer season Mon - Fri from 2 - 4:oo pm.
Popham Beach State Park &
Popham on the Kennebec
Clean, spacious beaches, islands, and estuaries invite all to explore & wonder at shore birds, shells, salty air & relaxation here in Maine.
Head Beach, Route 216
Private beach much enjoyed by families for its moderate mid- summer water temp's. Restrooms.
9 am - 8 pm, parking fees. .
Popham Beach AREA
Popham Colony and
The Ship Virginia
2007 was the 400th Anniversary of the Popham Colony, Maine's first English settlement located in the Popham area of Phippsburg, where you can find information markers at the bayside site.
The Virginia was the first known large wooden ship to be built in New England. The colony was abandoned in 1608 and the Virginia sailed back to England, then assisted in the colony's explorations and trading efforts along the coast, sailing to Jamestown in 1609. The Virginia's replica is underway at the Freight Shed in Bath, ME. All are welcome to see this wooden ship being built. Visiting hours listed at:
POPHAM BEACH AREA
in Phippsburg, Maine
Natural Beautiful Historic
A spectacular coastline, crystal clear ponds, and trails through woodlands
draw visitors in to explore the history of our culture, to discover and
enjoy this special, preserved place.