Pets

Two Dogs on leash
Dog Rangers Chewbacca & Princess Leia on leashed patrol with owner Ranger Riester

Pets

Service dogs are allowed in Virgin Islands National Park and leashed dogs are allowed on trails.

Title 36 part 2 section 15 of the Code of Federal Regulations provides the rules on dogs.
* Pets are not allowed on beaches. 36CFR 2.15(a)(1)
This rule is in place to protect nesting sea turtles, shore birds and our visitors on the beach.
* Pets must be on leash no longer than 6' while in the Park. 36CFR 2.15 (a)(2)
* Pets can not be left unattended and tied to an object. 36CFR 2.15 (a)(3)
* Pet owners are responsible for removing pet waste appropriately. 36CFR 2.15 (a)(5)

To report any dog issues call 1-866-995-8467.
 
Service Dog

Service Animals

A service animal is one that is specifically trained to aid a person with a disability.
* Service animals are welcome in the park but must follow many of the pet rules.
* Service animals must be on a leash and under control at all times.
* Pet owners are responsible for removing pet waste
appropriately. 36CFR 2.15 (a)(5)

If you have any other questions about pets in the park please feel free to call the park 340-776-6201 or find a Ranger and ask them!!

Last updated: August 11, 2017

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

1300 Cruz Bay Creek
St. John, VI 00830

Phone:

(340) 776-6201 x238
Headquarters/Visitor Center phone contact Information.

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