At any tide Merrymeeting Bay is beautiful -- but I just discovered (thanks to my husband who spends many an hour exploring Merrymeeting Bay by boat and kayak) that low tide holds paradise -- and it is a local secret.
You will find very little written about it, but trust me it is magic.
Twice a day, low tide reveals fine white sand and warm water. Seriously. Like clockwork as the tide lowers, locals in on the secret, beach their boats and enjoy a bit of paradise. Sun. San. And, warm swimming. All while viewing bald eagles, sturgeon jumping and more.
Then, as high tide makes its way, the beach disappears.
Sand castles and footprints washed away.
Here's a link to a wonderful book about Merrymeeting Bay.