Category: Attractions

Island attractions…. Discover the beautiful island of St John, USVI. Explore the trails and St John’s historic sites.

The island is networked with hiking trails leading to historical sites and hidden beaches. You can hike on your own or with a guide.

Mongoose Junction

This is a page from 1998, where appropriate we have provided links to the stores sill existing.  Welcome to Mongoose Junction, a truly unique shopping  complex  located near the National Park Visitor’s Center in Cruz Bay, St. John. Within the beautiful Caribbean architecture of finely crafted stone  walls and exotic woodworking you will find an…

Reef Bay Trail

(2.2 miles, 2 hours) This trail begins on Centerline Road. The trail descends through a shady forest. There are a variety of plant life to be seen on the Reef trail. The trail passes through several sugar estates along the way. Not to be missed are ancient rock carvings (“petroglyphs”) made by Taino Indians, one of…

Salt Pond Trail

(0.2 miles, 15 minutes) Pleasant down hill hiking through arid vegetation to beach at Salt Pond Bay. One of the prettiest beaches in the US Virgin Islands.


(0.2 miles, 30 minutes) Historic hike through the ruins of a USVI sugar plantation. One of the most popular attractions in the US Virgin Islands. A self-guiding walking tour of the Annaberg Sugar Mill Ruins is a short distance uphill from this area. There is a great viewing point form Annaberg Mill.

Francis Bay Trail

(0.5 miles, 30 minutes) Begins at the we st end of the Mary Creek.The trail passes through a dry forest and leads past the Francis Bay Estate House and onto the beach. A mangrove fore st and brackish pond provide good bird habitat. An area has been cleared for viewing pond bird life.

Cinnamon Loop Trail

(0.5 mile, 1 hour) Shady and signed, this history-nature loop trail passes through an old sugar factory, an old Danish cemetery and native tropical trees. The trail begins a few yards east of entrance road into Cinnamon Bay Campground.

Lind Point Trail

(1.1 miles, 1 hour)The trail connects the US Virgin Islands National Park Visitor Center at Cruz Bay with Honeymoon Beach and Caneel Bay. The hike climbs 0.4 miles to the scenic Lind Point overlook. A side-trail leads to Solomon Beach. The trail will take you through semi-dry forest and cactus scrubs.

Trunk Bay Kiosk

Open All Year The kiosk provides Park information and literature. Information is also posted on bulletin boards located throughout the Park. Available Facilities Facilities at Trunk Bay include showers; a snack bar that sells sandwiches and cool drinks; a watersports shop that rents snorkeling equipment and beach chairs; and a small gift shop.