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Interesting walk

Views of old sugar plantation and vegetation. Tons of mosquitoes when we visited; be sure to bring... read more

Reviewed 4 September 2017
Michael L
very cool

This is a trail that can take you from main road north to the main road south. There are ruins and... read more

Reviewed 1 September 2017
Clarkston, Michigan
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Take a stroll along the self-guided Cinnamon Bay Nature Trail, which leads you through plantation ruins, tropical landscapes and scenic views of the Caribbean Sea.
  • Excellent51%
  • Very good38%
  • Average11%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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Reviewed 4 September 2017

Views of old sugar plantation and vegetation. Tons of mosquitoes when we visited; be sure to bring bug spray.

Thank Michael L
Reviewed 1 September 2017

This is a trail that can take you from main road north to the main road south. There are ruins and very old tomb stones. Very cool

Thank turfterror
Reviewed 28 July 2017

This was a nice little hike around the sugar mill ruins. Be sure to pick up a dropped branch from the St. John Bay Rum tree and smell the leaves! They smell so good. This is a nice nature hike in the shaded woods when...More

Thank Tom A
Reviewed 30 May 2017

Beautiful, but steep hike, worth it to see view of Cinnamon Bay. We climbed the rest of the way to the road, expecting another view, but no. Just road. Turn back after the view.

Thank Debbie34515
Reviewed 16 May 2017 via mobile

Very well preserved plantation ruins. Good signage and most of the trail is paved and relatively flat so it's accessible to everyone. There is ample parking directly across the road at Cinnamon Bay beach. There is also a small museum showing archeological finds from the...More

Thank Kikibeanbag
Reviewed 4 May 2017

The small Nature Loop trail is quite easy and basically takes you around the ruins of a Danish plantation. Lots of birds and lizards to see and plaques with information about the plantation and the inhabitant's lives and hardships. The second hike, to the left...More

1  Thank swarnock02
Reviewed 26 April 2017 via mobile

This trail is a difficult trail to climb. The first part of the trail is very steep. I recommend going up only a few feet finding a rock to rest do it again and again until you catch your breath. About halfway up there is...More

Thank Daniel S
Reviewed 21 April 2017

This trail is best suited for families with young children or for those wanting to just do a short, fairly easy hike. Trail took me <30 min.

Thank nphiker15
Reviewed 7 April 2017

The .5 mile loop as amazing! It gave great details on the colonial and plantation period of the island. The cinnamon bay trail was a nice uphill hike through some cool jungle and had a nice place overlooking the bay. If you're crunched for time...More

Thank travilingpilot
Reviewed 2 April 2017 via mobile

When I say cool I mean that it is a nice hike through the woods without the sun beating down on you. You can either do it as a loop starting at Cinnamon Bay or do a half circle up from the Bay or down...More

Thank jehenson81
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