- The list below includes 198 free or cheap things to do in or near South Portland, Maine, including 85 different types of inexpensive activities like Parks, Fishing, Movie Theaters and Dog Park.
- From Bug Light Park to Willard Beach, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in South Portland and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Portland, Scarborough, Brunswick and Kennebunkport.
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90% 144 votes
South Portland Greenbelt Pathway, South Portland, ME 4106 MoreLess Info
Marked by a picturesque lighthouse and rocky pier is Big Light Park. The beachside park is popular with local photographers and families who enjoy the locations picnic areas, fishing and beautiful scenery.
93% 102 votes
South Portland, ME MoreLess Info
Small and pebbly, the Willard Beach covers only three acres and it is suite for swimming. There are several trails leading to it. It has restrooms, a snack-bar and showers. Dogs are allowed, although only several hours per ay.
50% 2 votes
18 Ocean Street, South Portland, ME 4106 MoreLess Info
A 1.5 acre park, Thomas Knight Park features a public dock in addition to extensive walking and biking trails. The park welcomes dogs, and offers extensive green spaces for them to run and play.
100% 3 votes
288 Highland, South Portland, ME 04106 MoreLess Info
A 40-acre facility, Hinckley Park features two ponds that can be used for fishing, some open fields and wooded areas. It provides a trail system for hikers and dog walkers that runs along the ponds and through the woods.
33% 3 votes
98 Hinckley Drive, South Portland, ME 4106 MoreLess Info
Spanning ten acres, Mill Creek Park offers a variety of amenities. The scenic park has rose gardens, a fountain, and a gazebo that can be reserved for special events. The park hosts holiday events, ice skating in season, and concerts.
95% 354 votes
Fort Road, South Portland, ME 04106 MoreLess Info
Erected in 1897 and completely electrified in 1934, Spring Point Ledge Lighthouse was added in 1988 in the National Register of Historic Places. It has a gift shop.
94% 173 votes
Bug Light Park, South Portland, ME MoreLess Info
Known locally as the bug light, the Portland Breakwater Light was built in 1875, and equipped with a fourth-order Fresnel lens, although the light has been removed. Inspiration for the light was taken from the Choragic Monument of Lysicrates in Athens, Greece.
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32-98 C Street, South Portland, ME 4106 MoreLess Info
Featuring a large grass field for outdoor sports, Legere Park has amenities like picnic tables, a half sized basketball court, a playground, and more. The playground consists of slides, monkey bars, and climbing walls on a wood chip floor.
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300 Clarks Pond Parkway, South Portland, ME 4106 MoreLess Info
Looping around a pond, Clark's Pond Trail offers visitors a 1.7 mile path with both paved and dirt areas. The trail weaves in between trees and takes visitors to the water's edge.
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172-226 Ocean Street, South Portland, ME 4106 MoreLess Info
Located in between three bodies of water, Millcreek Park offers visitors scenic views of its pond, brook, and river. The pond is home to ducks, and features a nearby gazebo and walking path.