Learn About the Park

sea turtle intern gazing at sunset on Buck Island
Sea turtle intern gazing at the sunset on Buck Island

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Explore the pages in this section to learn more about Buck Island's history, plants and animals, coral reefs, and current research.

Group photo of Slave Wrecks Project team, from across Africa and the National Park Service

Feature Stories

Archeologists from Senegal, Mozambique, and the National Park Service dive and dig into Buck Island's past.

Photo of historic pottery recovered from Buck Island's ruins

History and Culture

Archeology has revealed historic artifacts and ruins on Buck Island.

Photo of two dolphins looking at snorkelers at Buck Island


Buck Island is home to many kinds of animals, including dolphins.

Last updated: April 6, 2018

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2100 Church St. #100
Christiansted, St. Croix, VI 00820


(340) 773-1460

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