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    Salt River Bay

    National Historical Park and Ecological Preserve Virgin Islands

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  • Salt River Bay NHP&EP Visitor Contact Station Closed until November 2014

    The Visitor Contact Station at Salt River Bay is currently closed until we reopen on November 14, 2014. Based on staff availability we can open by appointment, or reserve for specific function. Call 340-773-1460 for more information

Plan Your Visit

The park is five miles from Christiansted National Historical Park. Although there are currently limited visitor services authorized by the National Park Service, visitors may still enjoy the park.

Did You Know?

park map showing Fort Flamand's location

The only surviving structural evidence of this turbulent period in Virgin Island history is the triangular earthwork fortification at Salt River. The French referred to it initially as Fort Flamand (‘the Flemish Fort”) and later as Fort Sales. This is the oldest fort in North America.