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“Bugs” 3 of 5 stars
Review of Francis Bay Trail

Francis Bay Trail
Virgin Islands National Park, St. John
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Type: Hiking Trails, Trails, Sports
Activities: Birdwatching, Hiking
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Owner description: This nature trail is a good place for birdwatching.
Peterborough, Canada
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26 reviews 26 reviews
14 attraction reviews
Reviews in 10 cities Reviews in 10 cities
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
“Bugs”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

This was the only place we encountered large numbers of biting bugs on the beach. So while we didn't use the trail be prepared with bug spray when you reach the bay.

Visited June 2014
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PETOSKEY
Top Contributor
144 reviews 144 reviews
64 attraction reviews
Reviews in 42 cities Reviews in 42 cities
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
“The end of the trail is a wonderful beach”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2014

A very easy hike to a wonderful place to snorkel and relax. Sea Turtles love to congregate here. Barracudas and Stingrays are also here to view while snorkeling.

Visited February 2014
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Bumpass, Virginia
2 reviews
Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
“Great mangrove boardwalk for birding”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2014

Incredible site for birding. The boardwalk through the mangroves gets you out to where you can see tons of birds. Bring a spotting scope if you have it.

Visited January 2014
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Chicago, Illinois
Top Contributor
55 reviews 55 reviews
29 attraction reviews
Reviews in 30 cities Reviews in 30 cities
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
“Take the ranger tour”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2013

Schedule would not allow for the ranger tour which offers just a trip down and a boat ride back. The uphill is a bit of a drag so make sure you have enough water. Petroglyphs are well worth it as are the ruins from some of the sugar plantations along the way.

Visited February 2013
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Kansas City, MO
Top Contributor
58 reviews 58 reviews
26 attraction reviews
Reviews in 19 cities Reviews in 19 cities
79 helpful votes 79 helpful votes
“Loved Francis Bay Beach”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2013

Had a very nice time here.. Way less crowded then Trunk and Cinnamon. Had the beach to ourselves here one morning for almost an hour and that is almost unheard of during spring break! Not a bad snorkel here over by the rocky area.

Visited March 2013
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