Plan Your Visit

Welcome to Virgin Islands National Park!

This park is open every day.
The Cruz Bay Visitor Center is open Monday-Friday from 8:15 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. except the Fourth of July, Thanksgiving and Christmas.

Virigin Islands National Park offers many wonders whether you're interested in hiking, boating, snorkeling, or just taking in the view.
Pre-trip planning is important. Most of the basic information you will need is available on this website. Below are a few quick-links to some of the more often sought information.


  • Kids & Youth
    Kids & Youth

    Find out what there is to do and how to become a Junior Ranger

  • Snorkeling in Virgin Islands National Park

    Find out where to snorkeling in Virgin Islands National Park. Photo by Zola Roper YCC Class of 2017

  • Ranger Guided Tours
    Ranger Guided Tours

    Visit our Ranger Programs and Guided Tours page for more information.

  • Boating in the Park
    Boating in the Park

    Boating information, best places to snorkel, and more.

  • Take a Hike
    Take a Hike

    Virgin Islands National Park offers more than 30 trails. We have something for everyone.

  • Park Ranger What's That?
    Park Ranger What's That?

    Discover what you might see on your next visit or what you saw while you were here.

  • Photo Gallery
    Photo Gallery

    View our wide selection of photos and video. Many are available for you to download.

  • Pets

    Information on Pets in the Virgin Islands National Park Photo by Photo by Laurie Gouley

  • Marine Hazards to Avoid
    Marine Hazards to Avoid

    Some of the marine creatures have stinging cells or sharp barbs so it is best to not touch anything while snorkeling or swimming.

  • Accessibility

    Visit our accessibility page to learn about options in the Virgin Islands National Park

  • Safety

    We want you to have the best experience possible so check out how to keep yourself safe while visiting us

  • Zika & Other Mosquito-Borne Diseases
    Zika & Other Mosquito-Borne Diseases

    Mosquito-borne diseases are common in the tropics find out here how to protect yourself.


Last updated: May 19, 2023

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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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