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Address: Virgin Islands National Park, St. John
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This scenic bay on St. John offers a secluded beach with good swimming and...

This scenic bay on St. John offers a secluded beach with good swimming and snorkeling, plus a graded hiking trail leading to and from the beach and picnic area.

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St John Round-Island Snorkeling Tour from St Thomas
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Worth the drive across the island

We took our rented Pathfinder from the Westin across the island to visit Salt Pond Bay. Totally worth it. Great snorkeling, beautiful beach. Was more crowded than I would have... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We took our rented Pathfinder from the Westin across the island to visit Salt Pond Bay. Totally worth it. Great snorkeling, beautiful beach. Was more crowded than I would have thought, given it's not that easy to get to and there is only a very rustic outhouse as far as facilities go. But still, a terrific place to spend the... More 

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Bridgeton, New Jersey
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This part of the Virgin Islands National Park is literally at the end of the road. The VITRAN bus(it costs a dollar) route ends at this point and so does the pavement accessible to anything but all terrain vehicles. A little walk from Route 107 will lead you to the Salt Pond and a teaming world of sea life. If... More 

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Fort Worth, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The snorkeling here is good. Especially when the north shore beaches are having large waves and swells. If you're coming for sunbathing and sitting on the shore, don't bother. It gets hot when the sun reflects off the water and onto the beach. There's a quarter-mile trail down to the bay - which means it's uphill too.

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Thank HoodlumOfMercy
Atlantic Beach, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Easy hike out to a beautiful bay on the remote end of St. John. There are a few picnic tables around the bay and it is also on the way to Drunk Bay.

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Brevard, NC
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Decent snorkeling, nothing exceptional. Make sure you bring some bug repellant as their are lots of mosquitos!

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Olathe, Kansas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Salt Pond Beach - The walk from the parking lot to Salt Pond Beach is a lot shorter than Waterlemon, but it is downhill and you will have to trek you way back out at the end of day. The beach has a little shade and a few picnic tables. Snorkeling on the northside of the bay was bad and... More 

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california
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I went to this beach a couple of times & absolutely loved everything about it. The Ram Head trail begins there, & is well worth doing. It's only a 3-4 minute walk to the beach from the parking lot, & then the Ram Head trail takes about 45 minutes from there to reach the top before heading back. The snorkeling... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place is perfect if you want to COMPLETELY UNPLUG. So peaceful. It's very hot on this side of the island so take plenty of water and get yourself some shade. I hung out here to float, snorkel and hike. Loved the access to Ram's Head and Drunk Beach Trails. I make it a point to come here every time... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

The beach here is lovely and not often crowded. Parking is a small gravel lot and you have to hike a small trail to the beach. It's a good idea to wear water shoes or sneakers for this part. Bug spray is also a good idea. On this small hike we saw a ton of wildlife including hermit crabs. The... More 

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Redwood City, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016

This was bar far m favorite place to snorkel. It's out of the way, but I think it's well worth it. When entering the beach, the area closest to you is where all the coral is. If you swim a bit further out and into the middle part of the beach, you'll see lots of sea grass (I saw a... More 

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