Fort Segarra

Fort Segarra is unique among American Forts in the Virgin Islands is that it is built underground. It was built as part of the American defensive strategy during World War II, and today offers its corridors to be explored by inquisitive visitors.

What to Expect

Although this underground fort was never completed, what remains is open to the public for tours. Flashlights are recommended in order to fully appreciate the sight of these underground tunnels which include barracks, watch towers, and munitions bunkers.

From the observation deck the panoramic view of water island and the surrounding sea is breathtaking.

Staying Close

Those wishing to visit Fort Segarra may choose to book their trip on Water Island, as visitors to this region of the Virgin Islands will be excited to have easy access to this historic attraction throughout their trip. You can expect little traffic surrounding this historic site, particularly since there are so few hotels in the vicinity.

Hotels near Fort Segarra
Hotel Type Island Distance Direction
Virgin Island Campground Lodge Water Island -- --

Location and What's Nearby

There are a couple of nearby open air enterprises to pursue while you and your party are not exploring Fort Segarra. Visitors who enjoy testing their aptitude around the course, might want to do so at the nearest golfing option, which is Herman E. Moore Golf Course. If you don't take a whole lot of pride in your golf game, additional outdoor opportunities can still be found at Honeymoon Beach, one of the closest beaches to this landmark. On top of that, your party may run into a few more beach and golf choices in the vicinity. Luckily, you will also be close to at least one additional place of interest within a short distance. Another nearby place of interest to Fort Segarra is Hotel Ruins, which you can find a short distance away.

Information

Operating Hours

From sun up to sun down you can explore this military land mark.

Payment

There is no charge to see this site.

Contact Information

Location: Fort Road, Water Island

 

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