Although Virgin Islands National Park is considered a small park, many interesting events occur that all would like to know about. Events may include educational programming, alerting the public to planning documents, etc. Therefore, press releases will be posted on this page in order to keep past visitors, potential visitors, and the community at large aware of Park Service related activities.
Virgin Islands National Park
Announces Release of the Prospectus for Commercial Services at Cinnamon Bay and Trunk Bay.
Park Superintendent, Brion FitzGerald, announced on April 7th, 2015, that the National Park Service (NPS) has issued a prospectus for solicitation of offers for a 15-year concession contract to provide Lodging, Camping, Food and Beverage, Retail, Equipment Rental and Other Services at Cinnamon Bay and Trunk Bay areas within Virgin Island National Park.
Virgin Islands National Park –Public Notice
NATIONAL PARK SERVICE ANNOUNCES 2015 STORM REFUGE PERMITTING PROCEDURES FOR HURRICANE HOLE ST. JOHN, USVI
Virgin Islands National Park and Virgin Islands Coral Reef National Monument announce procedures for mariners wishing to register their vessel in Hurricane Hole for the 2015 hurricane season.
National Park Service receives donation of Haulover lands from the St John Lands Trust
February 6, 2015
NOAA lists 20 coral species as threatened under the Endangered Species Act.
August 27, 2014
NOAA announced today it will afford Endangered Species Act protections to 20 coral species. All 20 species will be listed as threatened, none as endangered. Fifteen of the newly listed species occur in the Indo-Pacific and five in the Virgin Islands. These five include rough cactus coral, Mycetophyllia ferox, pillar coral, Dendrogyra cylindrus, and three species of star corals, Orbicella annularis, Orbicella faveolata, and Orbicella fraksi.