Ram Head Trail, St. John

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Take an adventurous hike along the 1.6 km (1 mi) rocky path that defines Ram Head Trail. A winding path along the coastal cliffs, the trail takes most guests one or two hours to complete and has a steep incline in parts. Notice its mottled character with the crimson tops of Turks Head Cactus. At the trail's furthest point you reach a lookout point 60.9 m (200 ft) above the Caribbean Sea, with views out to the horizon and the deep shoreline. Sunrise views from this point are particularly impressive. Be sure to take lots of water and sunscreen and wear closed-toe shoes. Use our Coral Bay road trip planner to visit Ram Head Trail on your trip to Coral Bay, and learn what else travelers and our writers recommend seeing nearby.
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  • Truly the most beautiful site at the end of this trail. Do go early in the day if it is going to be sunny as there is not any shade and it is mostly all up hill climbing.  more »
  • Superb views await you at the end of this relatively short, but intense hike on Ram's Head. It was one of the favorite things we did during our vacation to St. John!  more »
  • The hike to Rams Head starts at Salt Pond. The hike is not easy but not difficult, parts of the trail are rocky. The beginning can be warm but when you reach the top the sea breeze is outstanding. The...  more »
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  • Relatively easy hike, especially if you stop for a break at Blue Cobblestone Beach to snorkel, which you absolutely should! This is actually one of my favorite hikes on St. John. Really amazing views at the end where you can see all around from high up!
  • Great views. It took us about an hour and a half from start to end but that's because we allowed tons of time for pictures and just to soak in the view. The trip back was about 30-45 minutes. Not the easiest trail, don't wear flip flops and bring some water. This was one of my favorite parts of my trip to the VI
  • Well worth the hike
  • Great views! Cool cacti. Fun easy hike.
  • A great short hike with beautiful views of the island.

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