Virgin Islands National Park

Virgin Islands National Park

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VISIT Virgin Islands National Park:

Park Details

Virgin Islands National Park was established on August 2, 1956, and has a total area of 14,948 acres (23 square miles, or 61 square kilometers).

Address 1300 Cruz Bay Creek, St. John, VI, 00830
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When to Visit: Weather vs. Peak Visitation

Virgin Islands National Park is the 140th most visited park in the country.

We crunched 30 years of historical weather and/or park service data to find the best months to visit Virgin Islands National Park. We looked for the optimal temperatures, the least amount of snow and rain, and stayed away from peak visitation months if we could help it. All this data then helped us paint a picture as to what the absolute best time to visit Virgin Islands National Park is.

Our data shows the best months to visit Virgin Islands National Park are January, February, March & April.

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Park Visits21,84522,56826,35733,05632,25536,55135,51029,04517,22417,98823,28028,320
Precipitation241724479071668298968032
Avg Temp777879808182828383827978
Max Temp818284858687868787868482
Avg Temp656465666970707171706967
Min Temp616161636567686868686563
Temperature values in °F; Precipitation in Inches

Virgin Islands National Park Road Trips

Many family vacations consist of stringing one or more national parks together during a week-long trip. Creating these types of trips is our specialty! Here are the road trips we've created where Virgin Islands National Park is visited.

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Other Nearby National Park Sites

From national monuments, to historic sites to seashores and more, here are the other parks closest to Virgin Islands National Park.

NameDistance
Virgin Islands Coral Reef National Monument2 mi
Salt River Bay National Historical Park and Ecological Preserve38 mi
Buck Island Reef National Monument38 mi
Christiansted National Historic Site41 mi
San Juan National Historic Site91 mi

Nearby Campsites & RV Parks

If you are looking to pitch a tent or park an RV at a campsite near Virgin Islands National Park, here is a list of the closest campsites in the surrounding area. They all have slightly different amenitites, so its best to check them all out instead of just chosing the first on the list.

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Nearest Ski Resorts

For those of you who are the diehard outdoors type, visiting a national park on a ski trip can be quite the adventure. Here are the ski resorts within 100 miles of Virgin Islands National Park:

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Nearest Airports

When visiting a National park, many people are faced with either a very long drive across country, or a much shorter flight. For those of you looking to fly into Virgin Islands National Park, we've listed the closest airports in the area.

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Credits: Campground data provided by USCampgrounds.info. Map shapes from CartographyVectors. Weather data from NOAA. Airport data from OurAirports.com. Images from Unsplash, Flickr and Parks&Trips. All data has also been updated and augmented by Parks&Trips.