Plan Your Visit

Welcome to Virgin Islands National Park and Virgin Islands Coral Reef National Monument!

Stunning beaches.  Great hiking trails with incredible vistas.  Beautiful coral reefs and marine life to explore.  Layered island history and culture.  The natural and cultural resources of our park are plentiful. Please treat them with care and enjoy your visit!

Stop by the Virgin Islands National Park Visitor Center and Store in Cruz Bay.


Useful Park Dos and Don'ts

Guidelines and laws that aim to help you protect our natural and cultural resources and keep you safe. 


Things To Do

Check our events page for info on hikes and talks, turtle boat trips, and volunteer opportunities in the park. These run from November to June.


Boater Info

Guidelines, resources, and mooring maps for boaters.

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Plan Your Snorkel App

Whether you're a seasoned snorkeler or a newbie, our app helps you plan your snorkeling adventures within Virgin Islands National Park. 



Explore the magic of St. John beaches across the island.

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The 27 miles of trails maintained by Friends have something for everyone!

A sea turtle on the seafloor

Fauna and Flora

Learn about our animals and birds, island trees and plants, and our vibrant underwater world.

Archaeology Articles

Ruins & History

The remains of a number of significant archeological and historical remains can be found all over St. John.


Park Trivia

Think you know our park.  Have fun!  Test yourself and learn with these trivia questions that include trails, beaches, flora, marine life, culture, and history.


Maps & Guide Books

Shop our store for maps & guide books as well great books on our island history, trees, coral and fish.


Donate Today or Become a Member

Please consider supporting the work that Friends does to support the NPS and the park.  Thank you!

Hawksbill Sea Turtle Hatchlings

This Is Your Park

While this video was made in 2002, it captures the magic still relevant today!  This is Virgin Islands National Park