Salt River Bay National Historical Park and Ecological Preserve, Christiansted

3.9
#3 of 13 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 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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  • August 5, 2017
    Nothing great about this place, but the view and few artifacts were neat to see. Has a long way to go on the national park side of things, limited hours and things already look tired.  more »
  • July 11, 2017
    We kayaked through Salt River Bay with BushTribe, and Chris was able to provide a lot of the historical significance of the area as well as a nice view of the flora and fauna in the area. It's well wo...  more »
  • July 8, 2017
    This is supposed to be a national park? The only place in the United States where Christopher Columbus actually landed? The beach was trashed, there was not even a monument much less any interpretive ...  more »

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