The Stunning Beach In Alaska That Feels Like It’s On The Edge Of The World

Head to the northern shore above Ketchikan for a windswept beach on the edge of the world. South Point Higgins is a lovely spot on the shoreline with accessible tidepools and black sand. You’ll feel the grandeur of the ocean and the wide open skies at this distant place. Ketchikan is one of the year-round temperate places in Alaska and you’ll find this beach enchanting most of the year. Visit South Point Higgins for a fun adventure on a beautiful black sand beach.

Located at toward the end of South Point Higgins road off of North Tongass Highway.

South Point Higgins Beach
1011 South Point Higgins Road
Ketchikan, AK 99901

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