Virgin Islands National Park, Virgin Islands

Virgin Islands National Park s hills, valleys and beaches are breath taking. However, within its 7,000 plus acres on the island of St. John is the complex history of civilizations both free and enslaved dating back more than a thousand years, all who utilized the land and the sea for survival.

Virgin Islands National Park Info


Virgin Islands National Park

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News

Resumption of Full Operations

Virgin Islands National Park resumes full operations January 26, 2019.

Summer jobs at Virgin Islands National Park! Two (2) positions for adults 21 and over and eight (8) positons for youth between ages 15 and 18

Virgin Islands National Park is advertising several positions for the 2019 Youth Conservation Corps program.

Virgin Islands National Park Announces New Cinnamon Campground Operator and Immediate Cleanup for Redevelopment

New concessionaires for Cinnamon Bay Campground and food and beverage services to begin debris removal.

Virgin Islands National Park Photos

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Eugenia earhartii, growing in thick duff of a tropical dry forest on St. John, U.S. Virgin Islands within the Virgin Islands National Park. This specimen is host for native epiphytic and parasitic plants, including an butterfly orchid (Psychilis macconnelliae), a bromeliad (Tillandsia utriculata) and four-angel leechbush (Dendropemon caribaeus).

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Overlooking Trunk Bay a beautiful location on Saint John and part of Virgin Island National Park.

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The flowers of this species exhibit a pinkish cast, and they erupt directly from beneath thick, crusty bark exfoliating in plates. European honey bees, introduced to the island decades ago, are now being promoted by the local agriculture department, to the detriment of native pollinators.

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An illegal trail was cut through the core population at
Europa Bay, prompting temporary closure of the area to the public.

Virgin Islands National Park - Caneel Bay Beach

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Virgin Islands National Park - Caneel Bay Beach

The Virgin Islands National Park makes up about 60 percent of the island of St. John.

We took a tour of the national park on a cruise shore excursion. The island and park were absolutely gorgeous.

I was very upset to hear how the island was decimated by Hurricane Irma.

A view of Caneel Bay beach.

Virgin Islands National Park - Trunk Bay Beach

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Virgin Islands National Park - Trunk Bay Beach

The Virgin Islands National Park makes up about 70 percent of the island of St. John.

We took a tour of the national park on a cruise shore excursion. The island and park were absolutely gorgeous.

I was very upset to hear how the island was decimated by Hurricane Irma.

A view of Trunk Bay beach.

Cinnamon Bay Beach

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Cinnamon Bay Beach

Cinnamon Bay Beach is on St. John of the US Virgin Islands.

The beach is within Virgin Islands National Park.

I'm standing on the beach.

Cinnamon Bay Beach

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Cinnamon Bay Beach

Cinnamon Bay Beach is on St. John of the US Virgin Islands.

The beach is within Virgin Islands National Park.

America Hill estate ruins

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America Hill estate ruins

America Hill estate house ruins, overlooking Cinnamon Bay, Virgin I slands National Park. It ran as a guesthouse in the early 19th century, but rumors persist that is was a base for bootlegged liquor and smuggling in the 1930’s/40's. Hurricane Hugo finally took the remains of the roof off which collapsed the floor into the basement.

Salt Pond Bay

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Salt Pond Bay

Nice place to snorkel

Trunk Bay

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Trunk Bay

Virgin Islands National Park

American Kestrel

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American Kestrel

Virgin Island National Park

St. Thomas

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St. Thomas

Charlotte Amalie, US Virgin Islands

St. Thomas

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St. Thomas

Charlotte Amalie, US Virgin Islands

St. Thomas

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St. Thomas

Charlotte Amalie, US Virgin Islands

St. Thomas

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St. Thomas

Charlotte Amalie, US Virgin Islands

St. Thomas

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St. Thomas

Charlotte Amalie, US Virgin Islands

Cinnamon Bay, St. John

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Cinnamon Bay, St. John

Virgin Islands National Park

St. Thomas

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St. Thomas

Charlotte Amalie, US Virgin Islands

Iguana

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Iguana

Charlotte Amalie, US Virgin Islands