Salt River Bay NHP&EP Visitor Contact Station Open until June 2014
We are open Tuesdays and Thursdays through the 6th of June 2013! 9:30AM-4:00PM From November 14, 2013 to June 14, 2014. Based on staff availability we open by appointment, or reserve for specific function. Call 340-773-1460 for more information.
Salt River Bay offers opportunities for recreation and relaxation. Ask your lodging hosts for information about guided land tours. Scuba diving, snorkeling, kayaking, and hiking tours can also be arranged. When the visitor contact station at Salt River Bay is closed, information may be obtained at the National Park Service visitor contact station at Fort Christiansvaern, Christiansted National Historic Site. The site is open from 8 a.m. to 4:45 p.m. Monday through Friday, and 9:00 a.m. to 4:45 p.m. on weekends and holidays.
Did You Know?
On November 14, 1493: On his second voyage to the new world, Columbus’ men encountered several Caribs in a canoe at Salt River Bay. The fight that ensued is the first documented armed resistance by natives to European encroachment in the Americas.