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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?

Fruits from the Machineel tree that grows along the coastine on St. John.

The Machineel tree, found along the coast, produces crab apple-like fruit that is poisonous. While the fruit is deadly [as Columbus’ men reportedly found out in 1493 when visiting the island], even sap from the Machineel tree can cause an irritating skin rash. The tree is also called Death Apple.