10 locals recommend
Tips from locals
This is the one and only beach to take the little ones so they can walk in the sand. "Sandy Beach" is how the locals know this area. There is a play area and covered shelters (available to rent). It is also the access point to the historic Treadwell mining area (where do you think the sand came…
Perfect for taking the little kids too. Enjoy beautiful views of the mountains and sand between your toes. There is even a playground.
Juneau's busiest city park. The sand is a byproduct of crushed rock from the old mining days. Great place for a stroll. Be sure to walk through the trails past the log cabin shelters and check out the information plaques that tell you about the old mining days.
Sandy Beach, located on Douglas Island is an easy accessible beach. It has playground, picnic tables and walking trails.
Sandy Beach trail is a lovely historic walk through mining ruins. Signage along the way explains the past. Easy to access via Capital Transit and a short walk.
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“Located on Douglas Island this is a family favorite. We have had many dinners with friends over the 46 years we have lived here. This was one of the first restaurants we were taken to as newcomers. ”
- 15 locals recommend
“This is a long time favorite. Great food and they have a gluten free selection, just ask the server. Great views of the channel while you dine.”
- 14 locals recommend
Point of Interest
“Seasonal, indoor ice arena. Also available to rent for events during the rest of the year. ”
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“Enjoy a beautiful drive "out the road" to Eagle Beach. Have a pic -nik or just walk around. This place is known for watching bald eagles catch their food during low tides. ”
- 5 locals recommend