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    Buck Island Reef

    National Monument Virgin Islands

Laws & Policies

As of February 22, 2010, a new federal law allows people who can legally possess firearms under applicable federal, state, and local laws, to legally possess firearms in this park. It is the responsibility of visitors to understand and comply with all applicable state, local, and federal firearms laws before entering this park.

For more information on federal firearms laws please contact the following:

Dept. of Justice, G.E.R.S. Complex 488-50C Kronprinsdens Gade, St. Thomas, VI 00802

(340) 774-5666

Did You Know?

White coral tissue left after black-band disease effects Knobby Brain Coral (

Within the past few decades, coral diseases and hurricanes have significantly impacted Buck Island’s reef system. Its re-growth is being closely monitored.