Salt River Bay National Historical Park and Ecological Preserve, Christiansted

(3.9/5 based on 190+ 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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  • This national park was a contribution from a Doctor practicing in the island. The site is high on a hilltop with spectacular views of the surrounding area. Great facts and history from volunteers that...  more »
  • The only place Columbus landed in the USA (second voyage). We found the beach the cleanest we have ever seen it in 5+ years of visiting STX. This is a beautiful area. We have done several kayak tours ...  more »
  • Hard to find, but not crowded and a great (but short) tour of the "visitor's center" held some great history and some great future plans. As for right now, the history is interesting, but not much the...  more »