Natural Attractions in Dickenson Bay

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Although natural beauty is clearly evident no matter where you look in Dickenson Bay, many visitors make it a point to get out and spend time outdoors during their trip.  If hiking and exploring natural attractions is important to you, you'll want to make plans to do so outside of this area, because many of the top related spots require a small amount of travel.

Parks and Botanical Gardens

Attractions Map

Vacationers can experience either of two parks, as well as a botanical garden nearby.

To surround yourself with beautiful tropical vegetation, you might want to visit Victoria Park, which is located on St. John's, 2.7 mi. South of central Dickenson Bay. Originally established in 1888, the gardens offer visitors a quiet escape from the crowds of St. Johns and Dickenson Bay. Among the flowers and trees, you will be able to relax and take a break from more active adventures.

Another popular choice in this category is Monk's Hill Park. Fortified in 1689, Monk's Hill is home to the ruins of the long since abandoned Fort George. While this impressive fort was once the place of refuge for the town's residents during threats of French invasion, it now blends into the landscape and is overgrown with weeds.

The parks and gardens worth looking into are shown right below.

Parks and Gardens Near Dickenson Bay
Name Type Location
Detour Bike Trails Park 7.8 mi. South of Central Dickenson Bay
Monk's Hill Park Park 10.1 mi. South-Southeast of Central Dickenson Bay
Victoria Park Botanical Garden 2.7 mi. South of Central Dickenson Bay

Needless to say, Dickenson Bay includes additional attraction types. To find out about other other attractions for Dickenson Bay, click this link.


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