Dive into St. John's 3,000 years of human history!

Go beyond Virgin Islands National Park's stunning white-sand beaches. Hike to historic plantation sites to learn about a challenging past when sugar and enslaved labor dominated life on the island. Visit the Indigenous Taino's ancient petroglyphs. Snorkel coral reefs to discover hidden marine life. Two-thirds of the island of St. John is national park, making it a unique destination for visitors.

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Visiting the Park

Check the park's basic information and current offerings to plan your visit!

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Visiting Beaches

Help keep our beaches snow white!

Boating in the Park
Boating in the Park

Boating information, best places to snorkel, and more.

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Cinnamon Bay Resort and Campground

Want to camp in the park? Cinnamon Bay is reopening! Learn more at the campground's website.

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Connect with the Park!

Download the park app ahead of your visit, check webcam views of the park, and find stunning photos of the park!

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Frequently Asked Questions

Let us help you plan the best visit possible.

Take a Hike In Paradise
Take a Hike

Take a hike on one of our many trails. We have trails for all abilities!

Sea Turtle Monitoring
Sea Turtle Monitoring

It is sea turtle nesting time and we need your help. We are looking for dedicated individuals to conduct early morning beach surveys.

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History and Culture on St. John

The park features stories of native Taino people, enslaved and free Africans, and an incredibly unique culture. Learn more here!

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Science & Research

Visit our Science and Research pages to learn about the amazing creatures and habitats they live in.

Last updated: April 11, 2024

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Contact Info

Mailing Address:

1300 Cruz Bay Creek
St. John, VI 00830


340 776-6201
Headquarters/Visitor Center phone contact Information. Visitor Center hours Monday-Friday 8:15 am to 1:30 pm.

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