Virgin Islands National Park includes much of the water and sea floor surrounding St. John. If you are visiting by boat or operating a vessel in National Park waters, please familiarize yourself with the policies and regulations about these marine resources.
The Mooring Guide provides information about how and where you may operate and moor vessels in Virgin Islands National Park. (pdf 365 kb)
Anchoring Information A map and coordinates of areas appropriate to vessels of various sizes. (jpg 950 mb)
Superintendent's Compendium contains laws and policies specific to Virgin Islands National Park. (pdf 260 kb)
Fisher's Guide from the VI Department of Planning and Natural Resources contains information about fishing in the Virgin Islands.
Hurricane Mooring Permits This news article contains general information and points of contact for 2010 Hurricane Hole storm mooring permits.
Did You Know?
The Spiny Sea Urchin has long spines that can readily penetrate the skin on the slightest touch, causing severe pain and possibly allergic reactions. Because the barbs cannot be completely removed, soaking affected areas in vinegar can speed up the in-body dissolving time, typically 3-4 weeks.