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Gorgeous Steep Hike

Gorgeous steep hike from North Shore Road up to Centerline Road. The hurricanes have killed many... read more

Reviewed 18 March 2018
A Wonderful Walk!

Across from the parking area at Cinnamon Bay is a boardwalk through the woods to the Cinnamon Bay... read more

Reviewed 7 March 2018
Annapolis, Maryland
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Take a stroll along the self-guided Cinnamon Bay Nature Trail, which leads you through plantation ruins, tropical landscapes and scenic views of the Caribbean Sea.
Virgin Islands National Park, St. John
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Reviewed 18 March 2018

Gorgeous steep hike from North Shore Road up to Centerline Road. The hurricanes have killed many trees and diminished the foliage on the island. This means that the views are more open and spectacular than ever before. Make sure and take the side trail to...More

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank pacyabags
Reviewed 7 March 2018

Across from the parking area at Cinnamon Bay is a boardwalk through the woods to the Cinnamon Bay Plantation. The signs provide an easy self-guided tour trough the sugar mills and furnaces. From the boardwalk, down some stairs, brings one to the Loop Trail: a...More

Date of experience: February 2018
1  Thank 686martinm
Reviewed 4 September 2017

Views of old sugar plantation and vegetation. Tons of mosquitoes when we visited; be sure to bring bug spray.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Michael L
Reviewed 1 September 2017

This is a trail that can take you from main road north to the main road south. There are ruins and very old tomb stones. Very cool

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank turfterror
Reviewed 28 July 2017

This was a nice little hike around the sugar mill ruins. Be sure to pick up a dropped branch from the St. John Bay Rum tree and smell the leaves! They smell so good. This is a nice nature hike in the shaded woods when...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Tom A
Reviewed 30 May 2017

Beautiful, but steep hike, worth it to see view of Cinnamon Bay. We climbed the rest of the way to the road, expecting another view, but no. Just road. Turn back after the view.

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank Debbie34515
Reviewed 16 May 2017 via mobile

Very well preserved plantation ruins. Good signage and most of the trail is paved and relatively flat so it's accessible to everyone. There is ample parking directly across the road at Cinnamon Bay beach. There is also a small museum showing archeological finds from the...More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank Kikibeanbag
Reviewed 4 May 2017

The small Nature Loop trail is quite easy and basically takes you around the ruins of a Danish plantation. Lots of birds and lizards to see and plaques with information about the plantation and the inhabitant's lives and hardships. The second hike, to the left...More

Date of experience: April 2017
1  Thank swarnock02
Reviewed 26 April 2017 via mobile

This trail is a difficult trail to climb. The first part of the trail is very steep. I recommend going up only a few feet finding a rock to rest do it again and again until you catch your breath. About halfway up there is...More

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank E828NAdaniels
Reviewed 21 April 2017

This trail is best suited for families with young children or for those wanting to just do a short, fairly easy hike. Trail took me <30 min.

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank nphiker15
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