Salt Pond Bay, Virgin Islands National Park

#2 of 26 in Nature in U.S. Virgin Islands
Must see · Water Body · Beach
Take a trip down to Salt Pond Bay, an area of coastline that includes one of the island's most popular beaches. Located a moderate hike away from the road, the sheltered cove offers a white sand beach, as well as a biologically rich marine environment and multiple hiking routes. Head out into the shallow waters by the beach to spot sea turtles, rays, and hermit crabs during a snorkel, or take one of the coastal trails to cross areas of rugged coral shoreline and gain extensive views of the bay. To visit Salt Pond Bay and get the most from your holiday in Virgin Islands National Park, create itinerary details personal to you using our Virgin Islands National Park trip planner.
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  • Short hike to the beach - not a lot of people - great snorkeling - trails to Salt Pond and Rams Head  more »
  • very cool reefs - saw larger schools of fish - easy snorkel. Was a little challenge finding a mooring to tie off but was able to enjoy the area nonetheless  more »
  • Great beach. Calm waters. Limited shade, so if you need it get there early to save your spot. picnic tables available. Decent hike down to beach. Small snack stand on main road near entrance.
  • The hike to Rams Head is fantastic. The snorkeling is great, and we even got to see some turtles.

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