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Catherine Boles reviewed Lind Point Trail to Honeymoon Beach
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This trail and these two beaches get a ton of buzz - probably because daytrippers can hike it from Cruz Bay without a car. Trailhead is right next to the visitor's center (fyi the center interior is quite small - you can finish the exhibits in 15 minutes). Free parking downtown is possible but hard to come by. There is permit parking by the trailhead - the sign says you can get a permit for parking from the visitor's center. We snagged a free park, but that would certainly be an easier solution if you need it. 1st section of trail can get hot in the sun. Solomon Beach is lovely and had very few people on it. Our kids loved Solomon. Honeymoon is larger and way more crowded with a pricey outdoor bar. (FYI - there is another way to get to Honeymoon Beach - people can drive to a highway parking lot near Honeymoon with a scammy road sign that says "free parking" with small print saying people pay $10 each for a round trip golf cart ride to access the beach.) The trail back does have a great view of Cruz Bay - just don't miss it - it's actually a tiny spur off the main trail. Our kids liked the trail, but if the beach destination is your goal and you have a car/jeep, I would actually recommend prioritizing other beaches over these.

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Sean Mcguire reviewed Tektite Trail
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Overgrown

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Nerissa Nandram reviewed Lameshur Bay Trail
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Excellent

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Mike Silvestrini reviewed Lind Point Trail to Honeymoon Beach
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HikingGreat!

A world-class beach awaits you at the bottom of the hill. We started at Lind Point, signs said .3m to Honeymoon beach, it’s more like .5m, but not too difficult. Our 4 year old did it herself. Down to the beach and back up to the trailhead.

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Michael Charles reviewed Lind Point Trail to Honeymoon Beach
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Hiking

Bring sunscreen

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Hiking

Very easy trail. Well marked. Somewhat rocky but a nice easy trail. Not a lot of coverage at all. We went on a cloudy day so it was cool but I’m sure it could get really hot on this trail.

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Thomas McChesney reviewed Lind Point Trail to Honeymoon Beach
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Really nice trail from Cruz Bay to Solomon Beach and Honeymoon Bay. It’s very well marked but somewhat rocky in some spots. I’d rate it as “easy” except for those with mobility issues. Definitely take the upper trail to the overlook. The climb is no worse than the walk back up from either beach and the view is well worth it. Solomon is a lovely, little pebbly beach. Honeymoon was a little too “touristy” for us, but we strongly prefer very secluded beaches. It does offer a food stand where you can grab a bite and replenish water.

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Leslie Quealy reviewed Caneel Hill Trail
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Islandy and somewhat challenging. But a must do!

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lisa Crenshaw reviewed Cabritte Horn Spur Trail
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First to Review

Best part of Tektite trail.

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lisa Crenshaw reviewed Tektite Trail
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Worth the hike! Gives a good work out with a beautiful view of the Tektite area. Up and down, bring water and wear sunscreen. Be sure to take Cabritte Spur as the views are amazing. Small gorge to hop over if you wish. Hardly used. We drove on to Little Lameshur for a cool off dip.

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Easy hike to a quiet and secluded beach. There’s no cover on the trail so sport a hat and sunscreen (reef safe if you’re going for a dip in the ocean, please). You can do it in flip flops but there are some rocky part that would be easier with shoes or at least strapped-in sandals. Solomon beach is small and I was alone so it was perfect for solitude. The beach has lots of pebbles and is rockier than Honeymoon beach so I wore water shoes.

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HikingNo shade

I did Upper Lind in the way to Honeymoon Beach and Lower Lind on the way out because I was wiped. I did it in flip flops which was okay but if you do Upper Lind, hiking shoes or tennie runners are recommended. It’s just barely more than what I would consider easy but Lower Lind was a breeze. As other reviewers have noted, there’s no shade so be sure to wear sunscreen (reef safe if you’re planning for a dip in the ocean, please). Great sandy beach and clean, clear water but it’s salty so have some extra water on hand to clean your eyes and face.

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Julie Besco reviewed Dennis Bay Trail
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Take the side trips on the right. Beautiful secluded beach. Also lots of hives with unknown occupants and some really large poop....

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Alexandra Harmeyer reviewed Solomon Beach via Caneel Hill Spur
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This was a great little hike down to Solomon Beach. It is rocky so wear sturdy shoes. Also, although we were hiking through trees, the sun still beat down on us and it got HOT. Bring plenty of water. The reward is the amazing beach and snorkeling at the end. We brought a beach tent and were so glad we did because we lost all shade in the afternoon. The scramble back up may be difficult for some so take your time and enjoy the trail and beach.

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Hiking

It’s a ok trail nice beaches our two 8 year olds made it with out issue rocks r Trail with some bit steps

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Brooke Brown reviewed Caneel Hill Trail
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Nice trail, the lookout point has a great view but be sure to take the off-shoot with the rock ledge....I almost missed it! Amazing sunset sitting on the rocks.

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Christie Register reviewed Great Sieben Trail
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This trail peels off of L’Esperance and takes you to St. John’s one and only baobab tree.

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Karen Hauer reviewed Francis Bay Trail
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Hiking

Easy walking trail through the salt marsh on a newly rebuilt boardwalk and on the dirt trail surrounding the area. Great for birdwatching. Great for kids or those with disabilities that may prevent more strenuous hikes. It is not ADA accessible. You will see a variety of wildlife, the beautiful Francis Beach and some plantation ruins.

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Craig Carlson reviewed Lameshur Bay Trail
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Lovely hike with incredible views of Lameshur Bay, salt pond and the south side of St John. Up and down terrain, some loose rock. 2/3 in sun. Some prickly shrubs. Sneakers or hiking shoes recommended. Took trail to petroglyths. There it’s an incredible opportunity to see the stone carvings. You can walk along the rocks and get very close to the carvings. A small fresh water pond with fish is also there. Saw a mongoose there too. Highly recommend this hike. Among my all time favorites for views, ease and historical value.

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Upper tail has nice vista of Cruz Bay. Lower Lind provides a nice loop. Then stop at Honeymoon Beach for a dip. Beach has beach service!

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Joe Alfenito reviewed Leinster Bay Trail
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Great easy coral and stone trail along the bay, gentle breezes, swimming opportunities, few people. My favorite on St John. recommend at least sneakers, we loved having our hiking boots. Bring surf socks for swimming. Annandale ruins are right there too.

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Paul Dengel reviewed Caneel Hill Trail
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Hiking

Great views at the top of Caneel Hill and Margaret Hill are a reward for some hard hiking. The grade is steep and the footing is tricky. The views are great, particularly from the platform atop Caneel Hill. On Margaret Hill, look for the large rock slabs at a cutout on the right — a great place to relax and take in the sights.

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Christine McGowan reviewed Francis Bay Trail
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Hiking

Great little loop that hits ruins, forest, beach and salt pond - great for birding.

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Rachel Sadens reviewed Caneel Hill Trail
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Did an out and back to the top of Caneel, the first peak and the view was worth the trek. Moderate is a fair rating as I've been on some that are much more of a climb. Took the trail down to Honeymoon Beach and Solomon Beach using Lind Point to get back to town. Great route if you don't have a car or are coming from the ferry.

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Muddy

Just did the lower on the way back from Honeymoon Beach and Solomon Beach. Both great spots, Solomons is more secluded, less busy, and has great snorkeling so definitely worth the stop. Rained this afternoon so trail was muddy but managed in chacos just fine.

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Moe Angelo reviewed Dennis Bay Trail
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First to Review

Hike from Camp St John to Peace Hill and Denis Bay

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Robert Cryan reviewed Caneel Hill Trail
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Worth doing.

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HikingMuddy

Nice trail through Virgin Islands national park. Great view from overlook. Mostly muddy through the jungle. Ends at honeymoon beach and swimming is a nice treat. There is a way to get there by golf cart, as well, so not as isolated as might otherwise be.

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