Salt River Bay National Historical Park and Ecological Preserve, St. Croix

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#10 of 28 in Parks in St. Croix
Nature / Park · Hidden Gem · Wildlife Area
Salt River Bay National Historical Park and Ecological Preserve contains evidence of thousands of years of human habitation. Within this park you can find prehistoric and colonial-era archaeological sites and ruins nestled within a tropical ecosystem. Kayak through mangroves, snorkel in coral reefs, and hike up mountain forest trails to get the most out of your visit. The park also contains the Columbus Landing Site, the only place on the territory now controlled by the United States visited by members of a Christopher Columbus expedition. Use our St. Croix trip itinerary planning site to add Salt River Bay National Historical Park and Ecological Preserve and other attractions to your St. Croix vacation plans.
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  • We are staying right here so we went to the bay several time, we ate dinner, one night we kayaked. We learned it was originally a marsh and dredged for construction that didn't happen.  more »
  • Charters for fishing , sight seeing or even bio luminescent lagoons. Bar/Pub on site, currently just offering take out during Covid.  more »
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  • Closed since the hurricane. Visited November 2018 and visitor center and entire area was closed. Don't turn off the main road! There is a sign to the visitor center on the main road but once you get up to the driveway for the center it's blocked off with a "closed to the public" sign. Would be great if they put that on the main road. We saw other people turning around too.
  • Christopher Columbus landed here. Also a pretty beach.

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