Buck Island Reef National Monument The park features the finest marine garden in the Caribbean, as well as having coral grottoes, sea fans, gorgonias, and tropical fishes. The island, which has an underwater nature trail and beaches, is a rookery for frigate birds and brown pelicans and is a nesting area for sea turtles. Visitors can take in the crystal clear water, extraordinary array of underwater life, and tropical vegetation through a variety of activities including swimming, snorkeling, and hiking. Located in the Virgin Islands off the coast of Florida.
Christiansted National Historic Site Colonial development of the Virgin Islands is commemorated by the 18th and the 19th century structures in the heart of the capital of the former Danish West Idies on St. Croix Island. Designated as Virgin Island National Historic Site March 4, 1952; changed to Christiansted National Historic Site January 16, 1961. Located at Christiansted, Virgin Islands.
New National Parks Entrance Pass The NP Pass is valid for vehicle and per person entrance fees. It admits owner, spouse, children and parents where a per person fee is charged, and admits all vehicle occupants where a vehicle entrance fee is charged. The NP Pass covers admission to national parks only.
Salt River Bay National Historical Park and Ecological Preserve The area, which encompasses all major cultural periods in the U.S. Virgin Islands. It is the only known site where members of the Columbus expedition set foot on what is now U.S. territory. The park contains the only ceremonial prehistoric ball court ever discovered in the lesser Antilles, village middens, and burial grounds. The area was a focal point of various European attempts to colonize the area during the post-Columbian period by the Spaniards, French, Dutch, English, and Danish.
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Virgin Islands National Park Virgin Islands National Park, renowned throughout the world for its breathtaking beauty, covers approximately 3/5 of St. John, and nearly all of Hassel Island in Charolette Amalie harbor on St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands. Within its borders lie protected bays of crystal blue-green waters teeming with coral reef life, white sandy beaches shaded by seagrape trees and coconut palms, and tropical forests providing habitat for over 800 species of plants.