Francis Bay Trail, Virgin Islands National Park

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  • Combine this awesome hike with great birds and wildlife with a snorkel.Nice picnic tables and close to Maho for the adventurous snorkeler.  more »
  • We saw Clapper Rails and Yellow-crowned Night-herons at very close range. Also many other birds in relatively close proximity to Francis Bay.  more »
  • We came upon Francis Bay Trail and were glad that we did, it was a nice, easy and shady hike! We came in the back way after parking near the beach, so we were pleasantly surprised to come upon the rui...  more »
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  • Trail us especially good for a birdwatching. We saw ducks, sandpipers, black-necked stilts and others on the pond. There are several view point. Friday's at 7.30am - 9am guided tour. The trail is relatively short. It's even possible to go there with a stroller. If you enter from the exit side the trail is wheelchair accessible . Kids loved the sandy beach nearby. It's turtles nesting area.
  • Beautiful beach at the end of a short pleasant trail that goes around a pond. Not too many people. Saw a turtle feeding on sea grass, and befriended a wild chicken that ate our Chex Mix and fell asleep by our beach blanket. May want to bring bug repellant to keep sand gnats at bay.
  • I love this trail. When you are finished, go straight to Francis Beach and take a dip in the water!

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