Salt River Bay National Historical Park and Ecological Preserve, Christiansted

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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 travel itinerary planner to arrange your visit to Salt River Bay National Historical Park and Ecological Preserve and other attractions in St. Croix.
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  • We were hoping to do some birdwatching. Alas, this wasn't really the place for that, or for hiking. But the visitors center is interesting, and the views from up on the hill are nice. The volunteer st...  more »
  • Our NPS volunteer docent was fantastic! Site of a significant Chris Columbus moment, but the location is also an opportunity to understand how the rich people live in their hillside villas. Has inspir...  more »
  • Bioluminescent at night was breathtaking! A must do while in st croix. We had a large group and the handled us with ease. Even our friend that has trouble walking made it on this trip because the men ...  more »