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Dauphin Island Public Beach

109 Bienville Blvd, Dauphin Island, AL 36528-4603
+1 251-861-3607
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Great Views!

The sunrise is really nice at this point of beach. However, there are oil rigs and such on the... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Midland, Michigan

We visited all the public beaches on Dauphin Island recently. All of them were great: beautiful... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good32%
  • Average15%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“white sand” (17 reviews)
“west end” (20 reviews)
“nice beach” (17 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
109 Bienville Blvd, Dauphin Island, AL 36528-4603
+1 251-861-3607
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Reviewed 4 days ago

The sunrise is really nice at this point of beach. However, there are oil rigs and such on the horizon that detracts a bit. Nonetheless, the beach/sand is awesome and it's worth a visit!

Thank sdwk
Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited all the public beaches on Dauphin Island recently. All of them were great: beautiful and uncrowded. West End beach was our favorite, the water was shallow for such a long distance, the waves were great, this was the best place to find shells,...More

1  Thank fnett
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went here to get away from the crowds of beach people over 4th of July weekend and were pleasantly surprised. This beach is unspoiled but the people followed us here and it got busy quick! They did offer umbrellas to rent later in the...More

Thank April M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Not many of these beautiful locations left. Several public areas along bienville Rd. No tourist traps, no hype. Great family memories!

Thank MaryandBobontheroad
Reviewed 21 June 2017

It was a great day when we discovered this beach! We were visiting Mobile and decided to do a daytrip to Dauphin Island. There's lots of parking but there is a bit of a walk if you don't get lucky and park close. Plenty of...More

1  Thank gburden
Reviewed 10 June 2017 via mobile

Nice beaches, it did cost 9$ to park, but it did have bathrooms and chair/ umbrella rentals! We brought ice chest and food and blankets! Relaxed all day before we showered off and changed clothes near by!

4  Thank Neely W
Reviewed 5 June 2017 via mobile

After having property in Gulf Shores for 30 years we are loving Dauphin island. We were thrilled with the beach over Memorial Day. Such a contrast to the crowds and traffic of West beach. The beach itself is just as beautiful and much larger plus...More

3  Thank cindyannsmith
Reviewed 4 June 2017 via mobile

Love the laid back feel of this little town. Almost no one on the beach and beautiful weather and sunsets every day. If you like a small town feel this Island is for you.

1  Thank TheSuze12
Reviewed 4 June 2017

Very nice and clean good place for fishing no facilities you have to bring everything with you but still recommend

Thank beachlover0817
Reviewed 29 May 2017 via mobile

We drive there straight. The entrance is 3$ from the car and 3$ from each person. They have wc, showers, sun umbrellas. It's not so busy, romantic. White sand beach.7 miles walking distance

1  Thank marina m
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RogerWynema C
13 July 2017|
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Response from MaryandBobontheroad | Reviewed this property |
We had a family reunion last 2 weeks of June at 4 houses along Bienville with about 50 or so folks and no one had a problem. Ages were 3 to 85.
5 June 2017|
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Response from April H | Reviewed this property |
$5 for the day. No mire paying just enjoy the day.