Virgin Islands Park List

Buck Island National Wildlife Refuge

The refuge consists of the entire island and is located 2 miles south of St. Thomas in the US Virgin Islands. The vegetation is comprised mostly of cactus, brush, grasslands and there is a rocky shoreline. The surrounding waters are used by divers and snorkelers to view coral ...

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Buck Island Reef National Monument

Buck Island Reef National Monument was established by Presidential proclamation in 1961, and expanded in 2001, in order to preserve "one of the finest marine gardens in the Caribbean Sea." The park is now one of only a few fully marine protected areas in the National Park System. ...

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Christiansted National Historic Site

Christiansted National Historic Site was established in 1952 through the initiative of concerned local citizens. The parks mandate is twofold - to preserve the historic structure and grounds within its boundaries, and to interpret the Danish economy and way of life here between 1733 and 1917. The park consists ...

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Green Cay National Wildlife Refuge

The island is directly off the north coast of St. Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands is a 14 acre refuge established in 1977 to protect the population natural population of the endangered St. Croix ground lizard, as well as preserve bird nesting habitat. The Island consists of dry, forested areas ...

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Salt River Bay National Historic Park and Ecological Preserve

Salt River Bay is a living museum on St. Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands. Prehistoric and colonial-era archeological sites and ruins are found in a dynamic, tropical ecosystem that supports threatened and endangered species. In 1992 Congress created Salt River Bay National Historical Park and Ecological Preserve as part ...

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Sandy Point National Wildlife Refuge

Sandy Point National Wildlife Refuge (SPNWR) consists of over 360 acres of subtropical dry vegetation, including the largest salt pond in the Virgin Islands, and a continuous stretch of 3.2 kilometers of sandy beach. Sandy Point beach is unique in that it has deep near shore water and lacks ...

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Virgin Islands Coral Reef National Monument

The clear waters surrounding St. John support a diverse and complex system of coral reefs. The health of these reefs is closely tied to its component plants and animals as well as adjacent non-coral marine environments such as sandy bottoms, seagrass beds, and mangrove forests. Seeking to provide greater protection ...

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Virgin Islands National Park

Virgin Islands National Park, renowned throughout the world for its breathtaking beauty, covers approximately three-fifths of St. John, and nearly all of Hassel Island in the Charlotte Amalie harbor on St. Thomas. Within its borders lie protected bays of crystal blue-green waters teeming with coral reef life, white ...

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