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 a very enjoyable hike - but tough! We started around 0945 and finished around noon. Bring plenty of water and it was quite hot on the way back (weather was mid 80's most of the way). The.....  more
    This was a very enjoyable hike - but tough! We started around 0945 and finished around noon. Bring plenty of water and it was quite hot on the way back (weather was mid 80's most of the way). The.....  more »
  • Great trail! Kind of strenuous but well worth it. Really cool petroglyphs, a neat old mill, and a beautiful beach at the end! 
    Great trail! Kind of strenuous but well worth it. Really cool petroglyphs, a neat old mill, and a beautiful beach at the end!  more »

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