Birch Point State Park

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Coordinates: 44°02′19″N 69°05′44″W / 44.03861°N 69.09556°W / 44.03861; -69.09556
Birch Point State Park
Maine State Park
Country  United States
State  Maine
County Knox
Town Owls Head
Elevation 23 ft (7 m) [1]
Coordinates 44°02′19″N 69°05′44″W / 44.03861°N 69.09556°W / 44.03861; -69.09556 [1]
Area 98.6 acres (40 ha) [2]
Established Unspecified
Management Maine Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry
Location in Maine
Website: Birch Point State Park

Birch Point State Park is a state park in Owls Head, Knox County, Maine.[3] Birch Point is known for scenic views of Penobscot Bay as well as its crescent-shaped sand beach, known geologically as a "pocket beach."[4] The park offers swimming, fishing, and picnicking.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Birch Point". Geographic Names Information System, U.S. Geological Survey. 
  2. ^ Li Yu Chan, Gordon Padelford, Theo Papademetriou. "The State of Maine's Environment 2010". Waterville, Me.: Colby College Environmental Studies Program. Retrieved July 30, 2014.  |chapter= ignored (help)
  3. ^ "Birch Point State Park". Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry. Retrieved July 30, 2014. 
  4. ^ "Birch Point Beach State Park, Owls Head, Mid-coast Maine". Geologic Site of the Month. Maine Geological Survey. June 2009. Retrieved July 30, 2014. 

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