Salt Pond Bay, Virgin Islands National Park

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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  • We stopped in Salt Pond Bay during a boating excursion. The water was a perfect blue. Depth was about 20 feet but could have been 5 feet it was so clear.  more »
  • We decided to stop here after reading the reviews about the snorkeling. We decided to swim the distance to see the reef. It was probably a quarter of a mile to get there. The perimeter pales in...  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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