Explore the most popular trails near Cruz Bay with hand-curated trail maps and driving directions as well as detailed reviews and photos from hikers, campers and nature lovers like you.

Cruz Bay, Saint John Map
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Steep in places, but worth it for the amazing views. Watch out for hermit crabs on trail :)

Great trail to get a bit off the path within the NP...

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7 months ago

The trail begins by ascending for a little under a mile at a moderately steep grade before reaching the summit of Caneel Hill, which has fabulous views of the entire Virgin Islands Archipelago. It then dips down and passes an overlook before ascending to the summit of Margaret Hill, which also has interesting views. After that, it descends moderately for a little over a mile, and ends by the entrance to Caneel Bay Resort. I would recommend hanging out at the resort (swimming, eating) before turning back. You can also take a taxi back to Cruz Bay if you are tired. A great hike, worth the effort.

Stunning views from a deck at the top. Bring your picnic. The constant breeze keeps you cool enough. Slippery when wet. Path is rocky, were hiking shoes with good inserts.

Tuesday, October 10, 2017

Beautiful forest leading to amazing views.

Friday, January 06, 2017

Very well-maintained and well-signed trail. Well worth the effort, with panoramic views from peak of Caneel Hill. Interesting flora

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Thursday, January 17, 2013

We hiked this trail on Oct 6, 2012. We went out this mountain trail and hiked back along the coast. The mountain part offered great views of St. John island and the Carribean. If you are in this part of the Carribean this is a must hike. Just take plenty of water the temperature in Oct got to 89 and the humidity was in the mid 90%. Needless to say we took our time and took many breaks. All in all a great trail.

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Sunday, August 12, 2012

Absolutely stunning views of the island and ocean. It is 2.4 miles each way.

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Saturday, June 24, 2017

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Saturday, June 17, 2017

Thursday, May 19, 2016

Monday, February 15, 2016

on Caneel Hill Trail

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Tuesday, December 29, 2015