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Boater Information

irgin 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.

Virgin Islands National Park Marine Map is a downloadable file that when opened in Google Earth will show the location and information for the best snorkel spots, mooring, anchoring and boating information and other news for visitors. (359 kb KMZ file)

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 ornamental flamboyant tree is covered in bright orange-red blossom when in bloom.

When the flamboyant tree (Delonix regia) is in bloom, a crown of blood-orange flowers covers the tree. Long, feathery leaves and large seed pods are other distinctive features of this tree.