Sandy Point Wildlife Refuge features two miles of continuous sandy beach and deep near-shore water access. Visitors can observe leatherback sea turtles, a variety of birds, and an array of coastal woodland plants. The ancient Aklis Archaeological Site is also located at the Sandy Point NWR.

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Away Travel Expert: Liza Prado
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BeachExpert Rating 5.0 out of 5
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  • During the Leatherback turtle nesting season--April to August--volunteers are invited to help collect data and relocate nests.
  • Sandy Point Wildlife Refuge is closed to the general public during the peak turtle nesting season. Otherwise, it is open from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. on Saturdays and Sundays.

southwestern tip of St. Croix
Route 66
near Frederiksted
U.S. Virgin Islands
Parking: Sat and Sun 10am-4pm
Price: Free

Visitor Information

Telephone Number: (340) 773-4554
Fax: (340) 713-8971
Price Information: Free
The details, dates, and prices mentioned here were accurate at the time of publication.

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