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Rising nearly 1,300 feet above sea level, St. John's highest peak offers breathtaking views of St. Thomas, St. Croix and the British Virgin Islands in the distance, and a scenic trail for the hike downhill to Lameshur.
Rte. 10, Virgin Islands National Park, St. John
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The spine of the island runs West to East through the beautiful interior of the island. This trail drops from the spine down to a beautiful and calm bay. At the trailhead, there is not a lot of places to park the Jeep, which doesn't...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank zgshaw
Reviewed August 17, 2017

theres a few spots to stop and take pictures. just be careful of the cars! you can catch amazing sunrises too.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Krista P
Reviewed May 19, 2017 via mobile

Great hike, challenging! Make sure you take extra water. Hiked up to Bordeaux mountain road and back. Isolated, did not see any other hikers.

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank 244kathrynb
Reviewed April 12, 2017 via mobile

Was at Little Lameshur with family and decided to explore up past the ruins. 40 minutes later I'd reached the second vista point on the trail, then turned back. Nice views. When I got done with my round trip I was glad I did it....More

Date of experience: April 2017
1  Thank Wm_Helene
Reviewed April 4, 2017

Start early in the morning and be ready for a good work out. The trail is challenging and steep but the view is totally worth it. Start from the top and have someone pick you up at the bottom if you can but if not...More

Date of experience: March 2017
1  Thank travilingpilot
Reviewed February 26, 2017 via mobile

Trail on south side of island. Typically go one way, then come back the other. Can be done from the top, Bordeaux Mtn road or from the bottom, Lameshur Bay. We elected to go up, then down so started at Lameshur. Road is "gnarly". Drive...More

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank rburdmd
Reviewed January 19, 2016

Off the beaten path, but totally worth the effort. Wear good shoes. 1.2 miles each way. Recommend starting from the south end to finish going downhill.

Date of experience: January 2016
3  Thank DPOlson
Reviewed April 3, 2015 via mobile

I ran down the Bordeaux mountain trail as part of a loop around the reef bay trail and Bordeaux mountain road. Overall the trail is steep and fairly rocky compared to other trails on the island and it was probably my last favorite trail I...More

6  Thank Andy S
Reviewed January 3, 2015

We hiked this after going to little lameshur beach. There was a nice view at one point of lameshur bay. But when we got to the top there wasn't a view at all and you are on the road quite a bit until you get...More

Date of experience: December 2014
2  Thank adventurerelax
Reviewed December 1, 2014

One of my favorite hikes on STJ UP parking at the Reef Bay trail head on Centerline Road by 8 AM, in order to secure a parking space, and beat the mid day heat. Hike down Reef Bay Trail to Pertoglyphs (0.4 mile side trip),...More

Date of experience: November 2014
5  Thank zootenval
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