Salt River Bay National Historical Park and Ecological Preserve, Christiansted

(3.9/5 based on 180+ reviews on the web)
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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  • Beautiful site with fascinating historical significance. Columbus' return to America with a 17 ship fleet with colonists. Site of first battle with indigenous people (one dead on each side). The visit...  more »
  • The signage off highway 80 is a bit confusing. For the National Park, turn in at the Salt River Bay marina, but do NOT go into the marina, stay straight ahead and follow the signs. The Visitors' Cente...  more »
  • LOVED our kayak tours of Salt River Bay.(Bush tribe did a great job!) Lots to see from the bioluminesence, to the leaping fish, lovely birds, and the sunken boats. Highly recommended.