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Address: Point Road, St. Croix
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You need a four-wheel-drive vehicle to get here, but it's well worth the...

You need a four-wheel-drive vehicle to get here, but it's well worth the trip to this scenic and secluded beach, perfect for swimming, and a barrier reef for snorkeling.

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Beyond Beautiful!!!

Was anticipating this hike since planning my trip last October. Words cannot describe the beauty and peacefulness of this place. The hike was moderate on the way back on the was... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 20, 2016
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St. Louis, Mo.
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St. Louis, Mo.
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2016

Was anticipating this hike since planning my trip last October. Words cannot describe the beauty and peacefulness of this place. The hike was moderate on the way back on the was easy downhill. No cars , no buildings hardly any people , pure beauty and peace. Didnt bring my snorkel wasnt sure it was going to be that calm but... More 

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Arlington, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2016

I may have reviewed this before but regardless if you're in St. Croix and can hike a moderate hike you have to go here. It's accessed form Point Udall. You will hardly see another soul and will have some of the best snorkeling right off the beach. Great way to spend a day. Bring your UV shirt or a shelter.... More 

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Athens, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2016

Our favorite beach during our trip to St Croix-- beautiful beach, clothing optional, moderate hike to get there.

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Watersmeet, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2016

We parked in the small graveled area on your right just before you get to Point Udall (lot holds about 10 cars). You will see the dirt path to follow. Before you reach Isaac Bay, there is a small picture board that shows a graphic of the stairway, and access to Jacks Bay at the far (west) end of Isaac.... More 

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azle tx
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2016

Glad we didn't try and take the cooler..the hike there took 20 minutes..lol.. loved the sand and the water on this beach. It was awesome that my group got there just as some ladies were vacating the shade shelter someone had built. only our group and 4 other people hiked to the beach that afternoon. Some in our group continued... More 

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Richmond, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2016

A 15 minute hike down to Isaac Bay is well worth the time. Locals complain about heat, car break-ins and to take loads of water but we think they exaggerate. Stories like that mean you get a paradise all to yourself.

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Williamsburg, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2016

Isaac and Jacks Bay are the two most-eastern beaches on the south side. You park just before you get to Point Udall (small lot for about 10 cars), then follow the path down. The beach you can see from Point Udall is NOT Isaac Bay, it is around the small promontory, just follow the path. Before you reach Isaac, there... More 

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Hanna, Indiana
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2015

My wife and I visited St. Croix for 3 of the past 4 years, and this hike was on my bucket list. Finally did it; we hiked down to Isaac Bay beach, but didn't continue to Jack's. The hike was much easier than I expected, good trail, not too steep, fairly well maintained. Perfect day for this desert hike---overcast and... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015

Lots of solitude if that is important to you. Lots of evidence of turtle activity although we didnt see any. Absolutely beautiful beach, limited shade, bring lots of water to drink and sunscreen. Snorkeling was probably less than expected throughout the island and the same here, the coral was pretty damaged and fish were sparse.

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015

worth the hike down to this beach. You will be the only one around. Take your snorkel gear. The coral reef is in fairly shallow water, and the sea is a little choppy here as a result, so be cautious of the currents. Wear a rash guard, as getting shoved into the coral by a rogue wave is definitely not... More 

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