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Tuesday, July 5, 2011

Tassel Top Beach, Raymond

Tassel Top Beach conjures up visions for me that I probably shouldn't share here, but it really refers to the Pine Trees and their needles. It's a gem located off Roosevelt Trail on the Raymond / Windham town line on Sebago Lake. The beach is 900 feet long and in some spots contains enough room for several families to comfortly sit near each other, but in others barely enough beach for a few chairs between the tree line and the water. If you're lucky enough to sneak in early, follow the boardwalk north for some quiet spots that nestle among large rocks or south for some flatter spots with less beach space. I will admit that the beach fills quickly on warm weekends but the people aren't quite as rude as you find at Sebago Lake State Park. The swimming area is roped off to keep boats away and gradually slopes for the perfect spot for children to romp in the waves. Floats and boogie boards are welcome and the snack shack located on the premises allows the purchase of both.

Grammie G, the Monkey and I set out on Saturday morning and found a spot on the North end of the beach that was a little shady at first, but once the sun made it past the treeline we roasted on the coarse-sanded beach. We swam out to the ropeline several times and had an absolute blast - enough of one where I'm still sporting a bad sunburn from my lackadaisyness of applying sunscreen. Well worth the $6.00 it cost for a senior, a child and monkey in the middle tickets, this is a place you need to check out if you're in the area!

Here's a link to the Town of Raymond's site with general information and fees

In our quiet spot with a little too much shade at first

Catching some rays out on the lake

Boogie Boy

After we moved 10' down the beach

We shifted from that spot, thank goodness. Someone else can hide in the shade

Filling right up!

Don't feed the ducks!

One Senior, one adult and one child ticket - very festive for the 4th!


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