Posts Tagged ‘Sandy Point National Refuge’

Sandy Point Turtle Watch

Leatherback Turtle Hatchlings

The Turtlewatch Program is a special opportunity to learn about St. Croix’s marine turtles and wildlife at Sandy Point. Join SEA for a starry night at the refuge for a biology talk on the endangered leatherbacks and the wild potential to see a nesting female.  To sign up for Turtlewatch, you must be a member with SEA. There are…

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Respect the Leatherback Sea Turtles

While many people have a huge fondness and respect for sea turtles, there is something particularly awe inspiring about Leatherback sea turtles. The oldest of all sea turtle species, it has been around for more than 150 million years! Leatherbacks are also the largest of the sea turtles (and the fourth largest living reptile on…

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Visit Sandy Point National Wildlife Refuge

Visit Sandy Point National Wildlife Refuge

Sandy Point National Wildlife Refuge is a true Caribbean gem found right here on the southwestern end of St. Croix. Most visitors go to Sandy Point to see one of the most pristine, white sand beaches in all of the Caribbean, but Sandy Point holds so much more. Within its 383 acres, Sandy Point is…

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St. Croix Heritage Trail

St. Croix Heritage Trail

The St. Croix Heritage Trail is a self guided tour of the island’s many historic sites, cultural attractions, and natural areas. The trail links many of St. Croix’s major historic attractions such as Whim Plantation Museum, St. George Village Botanical Gardens, and Christiansted National Historic Site, as well as plantation and sugar factory ruins, churches, scenic…

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