Virgin Islands

Parks

  • National Monument

    Buck Island Reef

    St. Croix, VI

    Welcome to Buck Island! Before you come, please watch our 2014 Telly Award winning film "Caribbean Gem." Watching this will catch you up on 50+ years of National Park Service protection and civic engagement. Learn what we do every day to preserve this resource for Virgin Islanders and visitors alike. For the General Management Plan and Environmental Compliance, visit the News page.

  • National Historic Site

    Christiansted

    St. Croix, VI

    No place in the Caribbean still demonstrates the architectural, economic, and political influence of Europe like Christiansted National Historic Site. Come wander through 18th century buildings in one the Caribbean's few urban parks. It is a unique experience that you will never forget.

  • National Historical Park and Ecological Preserve

    Salt River Bay

    St. Croix, VI

    Salt River Bay National Historical Park and Ecological Preserve uniquely documents the human and natural Caribbean world from the earliest indigenous settlements in the central Caribbean to their clash with seven different colonial European powers to the present day.

  • National Park

    Virgin Islands

    St.John, VI

    Virgin Islands National Park’s hills, valleys and beaches are breathtaking. However, within its 7,000 plus acres on the island of St. John is the complex history of civilizations - both free and enslaved - dating back more than a thousand years, all who utilized the land and the sea for survival. Use the links below to learn about the history, culture and resources of Virgin Islands National Park.

  • National Monument

    Virgin Islands Coral Reef

    St. John, VI

    Virgin Islands Coral Reef National Monument includes federal submerged lands within the 3-mile belt off the island of St. John. These waters support a diverse and complex system of coral reefs and other ecosystems such as shoreline mangrove forests and seagrass beds. Visit the links below to find out more.

American Battlefield Protection Program Grants

  • Battle of St. Thomas: Fort Frederik (hassel Island) Stabilization Plan

    American Battlefield Protection Program - $44,500 grant, 2010
    Partner: Saint Thomas Historical Trust

Federal Lands to Parks Transfers

  • Sail Rock Island Seabird Sanctuary

    CULTURAL AFFAIRS DEPT., VIRGIN ISLANDS

    Federal Lands to Parks Transfer - 2 acres

Land & Water Conservation Fund Grants

  • Altona Lagoon Beach Recreation Area

    Land & Water Conservation Fund - $150,000 grant, 2006
    Partner: Dept. of Housing, Parks & Recreation

  • Alvin Mcbean Recreational Complex

    Land & Water Conservation Fund - $100,000 grant, 2007
    Partner: Virgin Islands Department of Housing, Parks & Recr

  • Emile Griffith Recreation Facility

    Land & Water Conservation Fund - $50,000 grant, 2000
    Partner: Dept of Housing Parks & Recreation

  • Emile Griffith Recreation Facility

    Land & Water Conservation Fund - $50,000 grant, 2003
    Partner: Dept. of Housing, Parks & Recreation

  • Rudy Krieger Recreation Complex

    Land & Water Conservation Fund - $50,000 grant, 2004
    Partner: Dept. of Housing, Parks & Recreation

  • Savan Recreation Park

    Land & Water Conservation Fund - $50,000 grant, 2003
    Partner: Dept. of Housing, Parks & Recreation

National Register of Historic Places

By The Numbers

These numbers are just a sample of the National Park Service's work. Figures are for the fiscal year that ended 9/30/2016.

Last updated: March 3, 2011