A quiet and convenient place for a family lake swim.
If you are looking to cool down this summer and enjoy some swimming, Peacock Beach State Park is the perfect place. Located in the town of Richmond, Maine off of route 201 on Pleasant Pond, this 100 acre park is a very peaceful area.
Very popular with the locals, this state park has one of the best beaches for swimming in Richmond. A nice small sandy beach which has wonderful views of Pleasant Pond, a fresh water lake is the perfect place to bring the family for a swim. A seasonal lifeguard is on duty so that visitors of the park are always safe.
After a long day of swimming, visitors of the park can relax in the picnic area and enjoy some lunch. Although it’s located only 12 miles from the state capital of Augusta, this park is off the beaten path for most. This helps to make Peacock Beach State park a great place to relax and get away from it all. Many people come to the park to simply relax and enjoy the sounds of nature.
Park entrance fees are an honor system and can be paid via a collection box at the entrance of the park. Remember to contribute your part to keep this wonderful park open for all to enjoy for many years to come. To help keep the park clean make sure to carry any trash home with you and never leave it on the ground.
So if you are looking for a great place to take a dip and spend some time with the family, Peacock Beach State Park is the perfect destination. But before you come, remember to pack plenty of sunscreen and load your picnic basket with lots of food so that you can get the most out of your day in the sun.