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.
Virgin Islands National Park Marine Map.KMZ (version April 29, 2014) is a downloadable file (359 kb KMZ file) that when opened in Google Earth will show the location and information for:
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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 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.