Dick and Jane Beach

Vancouver Island
Paddling Area:Clayoquot Sound
Coordinates:49.213003, -126.021292
Site Type:Dispersed site primary
Tent Sites:10 +
Site Access:Sea
Marine Trail:N/A
Last Update:03/13/2022

Landing Comments:

Low gradient sand beach. More protected than beaches on W of Vargas Island but subject to surf in some conditions.

Camp Comments:

Random wilderness camping allowed. Sheltered beach camping on sand among driftwood. Pit toilet. Please use animal-proof steel food bins. Note: See Vargas Island Provincial Park . Note: The Ahousaht Nation is requesting a voluntary $15/day payment in 2022. The territory is patrolled by a yellow boat called the “Ahous Guardian”. See Vargas map . Pre-purchase permits can be acquired at Lone Cone Hostel and Paddle West Kayaking. During the COVID-19 pandemic, camping is restricted to Vargas Island and Robert Point. Day use sites off Vargas are Whaler It and Blunden I. N & E Meares I is open.

Other Comments:

Water at seasonal creek entering beach near S end. Some upland is private. Paddlers must respect owners’ privacy: do not trespass.

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