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

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    There are two mosquito transmitted diseases (virus), Dengue, and Chikungunya Fever, now confirin in the Virgin Islands. For more information on the disease and it's prevention please take a look at this link. More »

Cooperating Association

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?

Fruits from the Machineel tree that grows along the coastine on St. John.

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.