Sandy Point National Wildlife Refuge, St. Croix

4.8
#6 of 31 in Parks in St. Croix
Have some fun in the sun as you swim in the exceptionally clear water, or relax on pristine white sands, at Sandy Point National Wildlife Refuge. The beach, which stretches for just over 3 km (2 mi), is surrounded by green vegetation. In the refuge, find the Aklis Archeological Site, which dates back to the year 400 CE. The beach turns into a sanctuary for leatherback sea turtles during the nesting season. Bring plenty of food, water, sunscreen, and even an umbrella; there are no nearby facilities and natural shade is minimal. Plan your visit to Sandy Point National Wildlife Refuge and a wealth of other attractions, well-known and undiscovered, using our St. Croix online itinerary planner .
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  • I was so thrilled to be able to see the Sandy Point beach where the leatherback turtles were nesting. Obviously the beach was closed to most folks but we got to see it from the water.  more »
  • Our family of five visited the beach here on a Sunday in late March. At the time, the area was only open on weekends. Our rental house was located near the east end of the island, so it was a bit of a...  more »
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  • Beautiful beach, open weekends only. Also a turtle nesting site. A bit of a drive to the parking lot and it's not a wide road so drive slow!
  • This area of the island is only open from Sept 1st to March 31st Saturday's and Sundays. It is a federally protected turtle nesting site. Gorgeous beaches clean beautiful water.
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