• Trunk Bay Beach, considered one of the 10 best beaches in the world is home to the underwater trail.

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Outdoor Activities

Snorkeling and scuba diving

Some of the best snorkeling anywhere can be found at the beaches in the park and around St. John. A brochure available at the visitors center describes the various locations.

Sailing, kayaking and windsurfing

At the Cinnamon Bay beach, rentals are available for a variety of sailboats, kayaks and windsurfers. The bay is large, and prevailing winds make for exciting sailing.

Hiking


A number of trails on the North and South shores offer a variety of short and long hikes, ranging from 15 minutes to two hours. Our trail map provides detail of each of the 20 hiking trails. Please note that listed distances are one-way.

Camping


Within the Park, camping is available at Cinnamon Bay. Bare tent sites (campers furnish their own tents and equipment), large canvas tents (with equipment furnished) and screened cottages (with propane grills and electricity) are available. There is a restaurant and a camp store.

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