Operating Hours & Seasons

Virgin Islands National Park

Open year-round 24 hours a day.
The view from Ram Head, facing St. John's mainland with rolling green hills, grey basalt boulders, and an assortment of green vegetation, all pictured beneath a dramatic stormy sky.
Ram Head Trail.

Photo courtesy of Alanna Smith/NPS.

A view of the Cruz Bay visitor center with it's off-white exterior, copper roof, and tropical landscaping, pictured beneath a blue sky.
Virgin Islands National Park visitor center located in Cruz Bay, St. John.

Photo courtesy of Parnicza/NPS.

Park Visitor Center

The visitor center offers exhibits, brochures, maps, educational materials, books about the natural and cultural history of the Park, and activity schedules. Park staff at the information desk can help plan your visit, including hikes, historical tours, snorkeling, and other programs. It is just a short walk (approximately two blocks) from the public ferry dock heading north on route 20.

Hours: Monday-Friday 8:15 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

Closed Thanksgiving Day, December 25, and July 4

(340) 776-6201 ext. 238
A view from Trunk Bay Beach depicting calm turquoise water lapping against a white sand beach with Trunk Cay in the background under a sun streaked blue sky with puffy white clouds.
Trunk Bay Beach.

Photo courtesy of Parnicza/NPS.

Trunk Bay

Facilities open 8 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Foot rinse
Underwater snorkel trail
No lifeguards on duty
Snack Shack and Bar open 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Snorkel and chair rentals
Fee required
The white sand of Cinnamon Bay Beach gives way to placid ocean water as the last rays of the day's sun cast an orange yellow glow onto its surface from over the green hillsides of Virgin Islands National Park.
Sunset over Cinnamon Bay Beach.

Photo courtesy of Parnicza/NPS.

Cinnamon Bay Campground

Cinnamon Bay Beach & Campground is now open! You can make reservations by visiting the campround's official website or by calling the campground at 340-714-7144.

Last updated: December 28, 2022

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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.

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