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

    Virgin Islands

    National Park Virgin Islands

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Things To Do

Virgin Islands National Park’s diverse beaches, coral reefs, historic ruins, and hiking trails provide endless hours of exploration and enjoyment, as well as inspiration and opportunities for solitude and reflection.

Visitors can enjoy a variety of activities on the land and in the water, including swimming, snorkeling and scuba diving; sailing, kayaking and windsurfing; and camping, hiking and bird watching.

Enjoy the crystal blue waters on one of the many charter day-sail or boat snorkeling tour which are offered by private operators

Explore on your own, or take advantage of a two-hour safari bus island tours.

For information on the ongoing archeological research at Cinnamon Bay visit the Friends of the Virgin Islands National Park website.

 
Hiking Ram Head Trail

Two people hiking along Virgin Islands Rams Head Trail.

Hiking In Paradise
Where else can you hike from mountain top to a white sandy beach?

 

Did You Know?

Turpentine trees, locally called Gumbo Limbo are found throughout the Island, but mostly in dryer forest.

This unusual-looking tree found in dry forest areas has a reddish, peeling bark. The leaves and sap smell like turpentine and have many medicinal properties, but it is the peeling bark that gives the tree its nickname – "Tourist Tree".