Salt River Bay National Historical Park and Ecological Preserve, Christiansted

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#3 of 14 in Historic Sites in St. Croix
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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Salt River Bay National Historical Park and Ecological Preserve Reviews
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  • Took the pontoon boat with Captain Danny around the Salt River area. He did a very good job telling us about the history of the area, including a stopping point for Christopher Columbus. He pointed ou...  more »
  • The bioluminescence is amazing. We took a see-thru kakay tour, and our guides caught some jellyfish with a net that they then showed us. You may not see or know about the jellyfish otherwise, and see ...  more »
  • This isn't a park ! It's a rancid swamp ! Don't waste your time. If you do go. Take LOTS of insect repellent.  more »
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  • A great view of the Northshore, and St. Thomas on a clear day. A where the Natives met the first wave of trespassers and destroyer of millions of Natives.
  • You have to go! Some of the best views on the island and great breezes. Learn a little about the history of the island while you're at it. Nice find!
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