Beaches in Dickenson Bay

Photo credit: © James Gale
 

On an island known for having a different beach for every day of the year, noting that one beach is the best is really saying something.  Dickinson Bay is one section of beachfront property that is considered to be, if not one of the best, in the running for top three. The great thing about it is that it is easily accessible and has a little something for every type of beachgoer.  The downside is that the beaches here are always very busy, but if you travel just north you'll find a few stretches of sand that are slightly more secluded. 

The Area's Beaches

You'll discover a large number of beaches to consider in and around the area. Snorkeling is available at some of the beaches, for vacationers who enjoy the underwater scene. Simply click on individual names for a detailed review of that particular beach.

Runaway Beach

Soldier Bay West: There is an unpaved road that leads to this beach. You can access it off of Cedar Grove Main Road.

A second location to consider is Soldier Bay East. Soldier Bay East is a quiet beach flanked by rocky formations and hidden in lush green woods. It's a clean beach with patches of pink sand.

Fort James Beach: Head West on Fort Road until you get to the coast and then head South towards the cape just a little and you'll be at the best spot to to enjoy Fort Beach. Parking and amenities available.

Take a minute to read this table to read more about beaches available in and around the area.

Beaches In and Around Dickenson Bay
Name Location Coast
Deep Bay 3.3 mi. South West of Central Dickenson Bay North West
Dickenson Bay 0.2 mi. Northeast of Central Dickenson Bay North West
Fort James Beach 1.9 mi. South-Southwest of Central Dickenson Bay North West
Runaway Beach 0.9 mi. South West of Central Dickenson Bay North West
Soldier Bay East 1.1 mi. Northeast of Central Dickenson Bay North West
Soldier Bay West 0.7 mi. North-Northeast of Central Dickenson Bay North West
St. Johns Harbor South 2.9 mi. South-Southwest of Central Dickenson Bay North West
St. Johns Harbor West 2.9 mi. South West of Central Dickenson Bay North West
Trafalgar Beach 2.9 mi. South West of Central Dickenson Bay North East

Bear in mind, you can find other types of attractions. To read more about other attractions for Dickenson Bay, click here.

 

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