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St. John Sights

Francis Bay Beach

  • North Shore Rd., Rte. 20 Map It
  • Francis Bay
  • Beach–Sight

Updated 03/04/2014

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Because there's little shade, this beach gets toasty warm in the afternoon when the sun comes around to the west, but the rest of the day it's a delightful stretch of white sand. The only facilities are a few picnic tables tucked among the trees and a portable restroom, but folks come here to watch the birds that live in the swampy area behind the beach. The park offers bird-watching hikes here on Friday morning; sign up at the visitor center in Cruz Bay. To get here,

turn left at the Annaberg intersection. Amenities: parking; toilets. Best for: snorkeling, swimming, walking.

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Sight Information

Address:

North Shore Rd., Rte. 20, ¼ mi (½ km) from Annaberg intersection, Francis Bay, St. John, U.S. Virgin Islands

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Website: www.nps.gov/viis

Updated 03/04/2014

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