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Morning Beach Park

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Denman Island

Morning Beach Park - Explore Deserted Sand Islands

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Denman Island
45 min - 2 hrs
0.5-5 km (0.3-3 mi)


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Gulf Islands

Morning Beach on Denman Island

Denman Island is a Northern Gulf island with a flourishing arts scene, a picturesque natural environment, and plenty of activities for the active visitor or quiet recreation.

Do you want to discover incredible parks, outstanding artists or take in the stress-free atmosphere with meditation, yoga, Tai Chi classes? Denman Island has something for everyone!

Morning Beach is located on the Northeast side of Denman Island. To reach the Steep Komas Bluffs take a 15 min drive from the ferry down a paved road that turns into gravel and ends with scenic views of the Coast Mountains. Picnic tables are available at the top of the stairs, along with a viewing stand and interpretive signs.

Take the staircase down and walk along the beach during low tide, exploring driftwood, sea life, tide pools, and sandy beaches.

15 minutes away, the Fillongley Provincial Park has a small campground with a day-use area that was once a beautiful estate.

How to get to Morning Beach

  • 19A to Buckle Bay Ferry
  • Short Ferry across to Baynes Sound. Once on the island, Head northeast on Denman Rd for 500m
  • Turn left on NW rd for 6.7km right until the end, where it will turn to The Point Road for 1.6km until it ends.
  • There is no parking designated parking lot, but roadside parking is allowed.
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