Par Force Estate Ruins

This colonial estate was in use since at least 1721 when it was split up into four smaller estates; though the entire property was united after just over forty years. It would continue to be fully operation until around 1850 when it was abandoned. Since then it has been renovated several times and stands, for the most part, in tact; offering a unique window into the past.


There are plenty of ruins for hikers to explore and take pictures of. They are completely unregulated though, so do not expected safety features or information panels.

Staying Close

St. John is a good option for those wishing to visit Par Force Estate Ruins, because travelers to this part of the Virgin Islands will have the benefit of easy site access during their visit. There is a fair selection of lodgings in the area around this historical site.

Hotels near Par Force Estate Ruins
Hotel Type Distance Direction
Trinidad Charlie's Cottages Lodge 2.6 mi. (1.4 km) W
The Westin St. John Resort Resort 3.1 mi. (1.1 km) W
Caneel Bay Resort Resort 3.2 mi. (1.4 km) W
St. John Inn Hotel 3.5 mi. (0.2 km) W

Location and What's Nearby

Those who choose to visit Par Force Estate Ruins will be able to enjoy one or two island activities like playing a few holes of golf and doing some beach-going within traveling distance. Historic site guests also interested in golfing can do so at the nearest course, Mahogany Run Public Golf Course. Sunny days can also be planned at Reef Bay Beach, the most close-by beach. Plus, you might discover a couple other outdoor options in the neighborhood. Historic site guests will also find multiple other local attractions within a reasonable distance. Just a short distance away you will find two additional nearby places you may want to check out--Reef Bay Sugar Factory Ruins and Lamshur Bay Trail.


Contact Information

Location: St. John


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