Reef Bay Trail, Virgin Islands National Park

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Weave your way through fresh water pools, tropical undergrowth and sugar mill ruins at Reef Bay Trail. Search the base of the 12.1 m (40 ft) waterfall for mysterious petroglyphs, ancient rock carvings dating back to the indigenous Taino people who walked these paths one thousand years ago. Venture both up and down the challenging 4.8 km (3 mi) trail from the Centreline Road entrance, or for the less experienced climber, make the descent on a Virgin Islands National Park tour, which includes a charter boat trip back. Plan to visit Reef Bay Trail and other customer-reviewed, writer-recommended Virgin Islands National Park attractions using our Virgin Islands National Park itinerary planning app .
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  • This was over a 4 mile hike. Bring lots of water. The walk back out is a killer. We should have picked a cooler day to do it. Seen lots of nature. The falls was just a little more then a trickle but s...  more »
  • Loved this ranger led hike through the national park. Our ranger, Golda, was amazing! She was a native of the island and so knowledgeable of its history, customs, plants and trees. Golda brought along...  more »
  • A very quiet and peaceful Hike in the summer months. Make sure you allow time in your day to swim and snorkel before heading back up to the top. If you are opting out of having the boat pick you up at...  more »
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