Rotary Beach
Rotary Beach
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Jennifer K
10 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jul 2022
We stayed right up the hill from here and Bugee Beach. We spent every morning and night on this beach. It is beautiful!
Written 15 July 2022
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Doug L
Durango, CO7 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jul 2022
Rotary Park was a huge tide pool filled with interesting sea life and was far enough from the cruise ships to allow for some quiet and alone time to explore in peace without the hustle and bustle.
Written 13 July 2022
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Arctic Kristie
Alaska60 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Sept 2019
Nice little spot when taking a cruise on the south end of Ketchikan. Good views, on the coast, easy to access.
Written 15 September 2019
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theresaf910
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania11 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jul 2019
The perfect spot for a pinic or campfire with plenty of parking on the road and public bathrooms. Just a short drive south from the town of Ketchikan.
Written 4 September 2019
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rainbirdmuse
Ketchikan, AK102 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2019
Although Rotary Beach has a long history as the closest "beach" to Ketchikan's downtown, visitors should understand that it is not a "beach" in the normal sense. There is sand and there is an enclosed swimming area, but most of the shoreline is rockier and less comfortable than non-residents expect.
Written 6 August 2019
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alyssa m
Jacksonville Beach, FL5 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2019
We were visiting Ketchikan for the second time and wanted to stray way from the more touristy activities this time. We asked the locals where they would recommend going and Rotary Beach was suggested, so we got a taxi to take us there. It wasn't very expensive, maybe $6 to get from the cruise port to the beach.

It was low tide when we visited so we were able to walk out pretty far on the rocks and sand bars. We looked at the tide pools and saw a lot of star fish and neat plants/rocks. Being from Florida, we were so amazed to be at a BEACH in Alaska. We spent at least an hour walking around, skipping rocks, and exploring the aquatic life. Would definitely recommend for families with kids or nature lovers.
Written 5 August 2019
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Elyse
13 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Jul 2019 • Family
It was cool to see the starfish and walk along the beach a little. Very easy access if you get a ride south of town and eats up about an hour of your time total. You could take a lunch and find a table to sit at if the weather permits.
Written 3 August 2019
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Bette E
Erie, PA57 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2019 • Friends
Very nice beach. Also has a bathroom for when you are on a group tour. Steep incline but I did it with a walker.
Written 9 July 2019
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windingdown2015
North Ridgeville, OH40 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2019 • Couples
Rotary Beach, actually a group of beach stops on the south side of Ketchikan, are an interesting diversion from the tourist traps. Close to town. Most interesting at low tide when you can check out the tide pools
Written 3 July 2019
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beth ann k
Halstead, KS1,805 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2019 • Friends
Just such a cool place to stop and see the wildlife. Very glad our guide took us here, and we could have spent a lot more time at this stop.
Written 27 May 2019
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