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If you love hiking, this is a pretty easy trail, providing you are well hydrated, with all kinds of... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Milford, Connecticut
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Amazing views in all directions

This is a semi-strenuous hike. Bring plenty of water. We brought about 2 quarts for three of us... read more

Reviewed 6 September 2018
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If you love hiking, this is a pretty easy trail, providing you are well hydrated, with all kinds of views both big and small. The open terrain leaves you exposed to the sun but also lets you see your diverse surroundings. When you arrive at...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank sparrish5
Reviewed 6 September 2018 via mobile

This is a semi-strenuous hike. Bring plenty of water. We brought about 2 quarts for three of us and should have brought more. There’s not much shade, and a lot of hills and rocky terrain. That being said, The private beaches gorgeous views and amazing...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank X4526DOjimc
Reviewed 17 August 2018 via mobile

Ram Head trail was a great, but challenging hike. It was somewhat hard to find the trail head, but if you hike down the beach at Salt Pond Bay over the rocks, you can pick up the trail there. It was generally well marked from...More

Date of experience: August 2018
2  Thank Sarah H
Reviewed 5 August 2018

We did this walk quite a few times! Just remember post hurricane Irma there's not much shade and it gets hot!!!! Best time is to go early. Late afternoon sounds like a good idea, but theres sand flies ("noseeems") and they'll get ya!

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank TheDharmaTrails
Reviewed 3 August 2018

Amazing and beautiful views! Definitely worth doing the easy-moderate hike. We have been visiting St. John since 1994 and always do this hike. Our last two trips, our teenagers have really enjoyed getting great pics on top of Ram's Head. Great memories!

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank deedubs2016
Reviewed 1 August 2018

There were 5 of us, ages 8 - 67. The hike was challenging for our 8 year old. Start early in the day, as it gets very hot. Take lots of water. Beautiful hike, follow Salt Pond Beach to the very end and you will...More

Date of experience: July 2018
2  Thank Tracy M
Reviewed 16 July 2018

Amazing views and definitely a trip highlight. We got lost a few times along the trail but were able to find our way, and it was well worth the effort. Very peaceful and barely anyone else along the trail. Highly recommended!

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank jrp113
Reviewed 15 July 2018 via mobile

We had some trouble finding the trail but once we did we greatly enjoyed it. It wasn't too challenging, .just a bit rocky at times. Gorgeous views.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank daykyrie
Reviewed 20 June 2018

It is a little had to find the path but if you download the app St John Off the Beaten Path it helps. The view at the end is amazing.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank stpetefisherman
Reviewed 18 May 2018

The Ram Head Trail is always a highlight of our trip to St. John. We were anxious to see how different things would be after the 2017 hurricane season. To our relief, the Trail to still the best hike on St. John. The entry portion...More

Date of experience: May 2018
2  Thank goldenislesgal31522
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3 August 2016|
Response from Cheryl W | Reviewed this property |
Any beach with a view of the moon! 😀
Barbara L
2 March 2015|
Response from dgtray |
Too late for the original question. You can take the bus from Cruz Bay to Salt Pond for $1 a person. The bus leaves at 25 after the hour from Cruz Bay and 10 after the hour from Salt Pond (verify with the bus website, since... More