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“So little fanfare for such an important spot?” 2 of 5 bubbles
Review of Salt River Bay National Historical Park and Ecological Preserve

Salt River Bay National Historical Park and Ecological Preserve
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Owner description: Dedicated in 1993, this national, ecological preserve and park features the largest remaining mangrove forest in the U.S.V.I., a submarine canyon, plus objects of cultural significance such as a prehistoric ceremonial hall and burial site.
Alexandria, Virginia
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26 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
“So little fanfare for such an important spot?”
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 February 2012

It was very disappointing that there was no signage on the road indicating how to get to this important historical location. And at the spot, once we found it, again, next to nothing. Very disappointing. Surely there is more that can be done to underscore the historical significance of this area, no?

Visited February 2012
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Boston, Massachusetts
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155 reviews
72 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
“A bit of history”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 February 2012

We went kayaking here and explored a bit which was fun and interesting, but it is really hidden and not well known. It woudl be nice if they would perk the area up a little and advertise the attraction for what it is, a bit of history in the islands!

Visited February 2012
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Nashville, Tennessee
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19 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
“not much to see”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2012

It was just a small area with little to attract one's attention.

Visited November 2011
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Carroll, Iowa, United States
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6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“Where Chirstopher Columbus founded St. Croix”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 February 2012

Pretty cool to see, but unfortunate that the locals can not pick up their trash. Beach had a lot of trash and broken glass.

Visited February 2012
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Thank Amy L
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Fort Worth, Texas
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36 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
“Great Diving”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 February 2012

This site was absolutely awesome. Would definitely reccommend.

Visited March 2011
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