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    Buck Island Reef

    National Monument Virgin Islands


Anchorage is available overnight to boaters within the designated area. A permit is required to anchor within the designated area. Lights must be kept to a minimum because bright lights disorient sea turtles and other night time animals.

Buck Island itself is day use only. There are no facilites and camping is prohibited.

Did You Know?

Elkhorn Coral

Buck Island’s Elkhorn-Coral barrier reef is unique within U.S. waters. Elkhorn coral is the major builder of barrier reef surrounding the island.