Reef Bay Trail, Virgin Islands National Park

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Weave your way through fresh water pools, tropical undergrowth and sugar mill ruins at Reef Bay Trail. Search the base of the 12.1 m (40 ft) waterfall for mysterious petroglyphs, ancient rock carvings dating back to the indigenous Taino people who walked these paths one thousand years ago. Venture both up and down the challenging 4.8 km (3 mi) trail from the Centreline Road entrance, or for the less experienced climber, make the descent on a Virgin Islands National Park tour, which includes a charter boat trip back. Plan to visit Reef Bay Trail and other customer-reviewed, writer-recommended Virgin Islands National Park attractions using our Virgin Islands National Park itinerary planning app.
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  • We loved this trail! Some peek a boo views of ocean from the trail until you get down to the beach. Loved seeing the sugar mill ruins and all the different trees and plants. The walk back up is a... 
    We loved this trail! Some peek a boo views of ocean from the trail until you get down to the beach. Loved seeing the sugar mill ruins and all the different trees and plants. The walk back up is a...  more »
  • Make the most of it and take the offshoots to the petroglyph, the great house and the other beach at the end of the trail. There is not much breeze so this hike can get warm. It's a nice trail and... 
    Make the most of it and take the offshoots to the petroglyph, the great house and the other beach at the end of the trail. There is not much breeze so this hike can get warm. It's a nice trail and...  more »

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