Reef Bay Trail, Virgin Islands National Park

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Hiking Trail · Nature / Park
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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  • We really did not do our homework on this one! The hike is amazing with views of the mountains, ruins and lots of wild life. My husband, 18 year old daughter and myself started around 1:30 in the...  more »
  • Glad I did it, wont do it again. Easy down. SUCKS going back up. Pretty close to death LOL. Not even kidding  more »
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