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Sandy Point

Sandy Point
Sandy Point

Sandy Point, located within Sandy Point National Wildlife Refuge, is the only place in the United States or American Territories which is regularly used for nesting by the endangered leatherback sea turtle. In addition, unique sand spits enclose a salt pond at this site.

Location: St. Croix Island, VI

Year designated: 1980

Acres: 600

Ownership: Federal

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Last Updated: June 28, 2012