Things To Do

Virgin Islands National Park's diverse beaches, coral reefs, historic ruins, and hiking trails provide endless hours of exploration and enjoyment, as well as inspiration and opportunities for solitude and reflection.

Visitors can enjoy a variety of activities on the land and in the water, including swimming, snorkeling and scuba diving;sailing, kayaking and windsurfing;and camping, hiking, bird watching and archaeology.

Enjoy the crystal blue waters on one of the many charter day-sail or boat snorkeling tours, or for a terrestrial experience try a 2- hour island safari tour, all offered by private operators.

Be sure to check out our Ranger Programs and Guided Tours!

Marine Information Map
On the Water
Use the Interactive Map to find out where the best snorkel locations are, where you can anchor, and what areas to avoid. For more information visit our boating, fishing or snorkeling pages.

Yawzi Trail Photo By Alanna Smith
Yawzi Point Trail. Photo by Alanna Smith

Hiking In Paradise
Where else can you hike from mountain top to a white sandy beach?

Cinnamon Bay Education Center
Cinnamon Bay Education Center. Photo by Ken Wild
Visit Cinnamon Bay Education Center and learn about the history of St. John. The archaeological exhibits surround the laboratory within a preserved 17th century structure. The exhibits chronicle the island's heritage as uncovered in the archaeological record. Read about the 1733 slave revolt and the take-over of the islands, Post-Emancipation, maritime history and more. Learn more by talking with the archeologists while they work in the lab.

"Take nothing but photos, leave nothing but footprints"

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

1300 Cruz Bay Creek
St. John, VI 00830


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

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