Eastern National is a non-profit cooperating association, operating in more than 150 national parks and other public trusts. Eastern National currently operates educational retail outlets in 30 states, from Maine to Florida and the Caribbean. They have been and continue to be the cooperating association at Virgin Islands National Park. Eastern National products, programs and publications have a strong educational value. Profits from our activities are donated to the National Park Service and our other partners to further support their educational and interpretive programs. Bookstore locations can be found at Trunk Bay and the park’s visitor center. Purchases of some items can also be made online by visiting eparks.
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.