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Firearm Policy



As of Fenruary 22, 2010, a new federal law allows people who can legally possess firearms under applicable federal, state, 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. As a starting point, please contact the Virgin Islands Attorney General's Office at (340) 774-5666, or write to:

Office of the Attorney General
Department of Justice
G.E.R.S. Complex, Rm. 488
50C Kronprinsdens Gade
St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands 00802

Federal law also prohibit firearms in certain facilities in this park; those places are marked with signs at all public entrances.

Did You Know?

Gecko searching for insects.

One of the smallest lizards on St. John is the Dwarf Gecko. This tiny, inch-long reptile is native to the island, while many of the other geckos arrived on sailing ships in the 17th century. Dwarf Geckos feed on insects in the forest during the day, while most other geckos are nocturnal feeders.