VISIT Virgin Islands National Park:
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|
|Hours||Open year-round 24 hours a day.|
|Entrance Fee||$5 per day, per visitor|
|Learn More||Official Website|
When to Visit: Weather vs. Peak Visitation
Virgin Islands National Park is the 188th 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 June, through August, but anytime is great.
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.
|Trip Name||Trip Miles||Trip Days|
|2-Day Scenic Road Trip Around Puerto Rico||85||2|
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.
|Virgin Islands Coral Reef National Monument||2 mi|
|Salt River Bay National Historical Park and Ecological Preserve||38 mi|
|Buck Island Reef National Monument||38 mi|
|Christiansted National Historic Site||41 mi|
|San Juan National Historic Site||91 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.
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:
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.
A medium-sized airport has scheduled regional airline service. This type of airport may or may not accept international flights. Here are the closest medium-sized airports to Virgin Islands National Park.
|Luis Muñoz Marín International Airport||SJU||San Juan, PR||83 mi|
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.