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Ram Head Trail, St. John
(4.8/5 based on 220+ reviews on the web)
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. To visit Ram Head Trail and get the most from your holiday in Coral Bay, create itinerary details personal to you using our Coral Bay trip itinerary planner.
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TripAdvisor
  • We hiked Ram Head on an overcast day which was perfect until we got hit by a thunderstorm at the top. It gets hot on a sunny day but I'd also make sure there aren't any storms in the area as well. The...  more »
  • HIGHLY recommend this hike for a scenic hike. It probably took my husband and I about 2 hours (with time at the top to look around/rest). We are active early 30 year olds. Park in the Salt Pond parkin...  more »
  • Ten of us family members (from 13-63 in age) went on the Rams Head hike. Although it had some up and down, it wasn't strenuous and probably took us 1.5-2 hours plus beach time. You were rewarded with ...  more »
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  • 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
  • Great views! Cool cacti. Fun easy hike.
  • A great short hike with beautiful views of the island.
  • Beautiful views. Be sure to bring plenty of water.