A Community Under The Sea

Virgin Islands Coral Reef National Monument includes federal submerged lands within the 3-mile belt off the island of St. John. These waters support a diverse and complex system of coral reefs and other ecosystems such as shoreline mangrove forests and seagrass beds.


Overlooking Hurricane Hole

Boating in the National Monument

To ensure you enjoy your boating experience in VICR we have provided rules and regulations, and mooring locations.

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Research on Mid Reef Sheel

Research In the National Monument

Very little was known before the National Monument became a park unit. Check here to see what has been discovered since it was created.

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Mangrove Shoots

View the Habitats and residents of Hurricane Hole

The Monument is home to a variety of habitats, including mangroves and seagrass beds, algal plains, and coral reefs. These habitats serve as important

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