St. John Off The Beaten Path

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St. John Off The Beaten Path

  • StJ hiking trails pt1

    Much of the content below is from VInowLind Point Trail(Distance: About 1 mile, Approximate Time: 1 hour) This trail connects the National Park Visitor Center in Cruz bay with Honeymoon Beach and Caneel Bay. The trail ascends to the scenic Lind Point overlook. The overlook is at an elevation of about 150 feet and offers a great opportunity to take...

  • hiking trails part 2

    Much of the content below is from VInowLeinster Bay Trail/Road(Distance 0.8 mile, Approximate Time: 30 minutes) The trail follows the old Danish Road eastward along the shore from the Annaberg picnic area to Waterlemon Bay. This is a good place to swim. Snorkeling at Waterlemon Cay is very good.Johnny Horn Trail (Distance: 1.8 miles, Approximate...

  • Hiking St. John

    Because 2/3 of StJ is National Park, you can find trails of all difficulties. Here is the best map I have found of StJ. It can be found at TrailbanditMuch of the tips below are from VInowHiking tips:-Use a map to plan your hike. -Tell someone where you are going and when you will return. Avoid hiking or swimming alone. Allow for sufficient time to...

  • Virgin Islands National Park HQ

    You can also find maps and trail descriptions at the National Park website and Visitor center in Cruz Bay. Virgin Islands National Park 1300 Cruz Bay Creek St. John, VI 00830(340) 776-6201 ext. 238

  • nests

    Some very large nests can be seen in the trees out on the trails. These nests are not housing anything that will bite or sting, they are termite nests.

  • Hike to the most remote beach on the...

    Take a ride up to Peace Hill right ouside of the main town of St. John. On top of Peace Hill is an abandoned sugar mill and a private hidden path down to Dennis Beach. This path is overgrown and winds down steeply through brush and trees. But once you get to Dennis Beach, paradise has been reached. The sand is perfect white and the water crystal...

  • Nude Beach

    Soloman Beach is not talked about much. Trail from behind Park visitor center, mostly level trail but very rocky. Has turn to left downwards for beach. (little over one mile hike) Park occationally gets hair up butt about nudity so be careful. If you see others start striping, then go for it. During the winter of 2003-04, never saw any...

  • Nude Beach area : Solomon or Trunk Bay

    The reference was made to Solomon , but I have always known the area as Trunk Bay. Depending on who is 'on duty" as far as the rangers and all will depend on how far down the beach you need to go. Topless sunbathing has been allowed farily close to the visitors center from time to time; but normally you need to go to the left of the center towards...

  • Another way to go around the Island is...

    Just like the little fellow , or girl ??, hiking trails are on the Island , the website of hiking trails is posted below.It is not advisible to do it like our little friend,but he or she did a good job staying on the side of the road.


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