Mosquito Borne Disease
There are two mosquito transmitted diseases (virus), Dengue, and Chikungunya Fever, now in the Caribbean. Both viruses are transmitted by Aedes species mosquitoes, which have black and white stripes markings. Please take a look at link information. More »
As this part of the Virgin Islands National Park website is developed, it will link to online activities created especially for kids. Visit us again to see what you can learn about the Park! For now, put on your make-believe snorkel equipment and join this smiling Parrotfish for a swim: Online Snorkel Trips.
If you’d like to learn more about what kids can do during a visit to the Park, go to our For Kids site.
Did You Know?
A wasp common to St. John is called the Jack Spaniard. These paper wasps are not aggressive, but will sting you repeatedly if disturbed. The sting can be quite painful, and should be treated with common sting relief remedies. The discomfort can last three days.