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Historic Preservation Replacing Fort Christiansvaern Main Entry Gate

The landscape and historic structures of the Christiansted National Historic Site are one of the most complete and best-preserved assemblages of 18th and 19th century Danish Colonial buildings found in the New World.
Honeymoon and Hawksnest beaches at Virgin Islands National Park, St. John, U.S. Virgin Islands. (National Park Service photo)

NPS Regional Director Bob Vogel Visits V.I. Parks

Noting the shared geography and other common factors uniting Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands Park units on St. John and St. Croix, Vogel stressed the need for park-specific leadership on each of the three islands.
V.I. National Park Superintendent Nigel Fields

NPS Announces Important Notice to Park Visitors

The NPS will not operate parks during the federal government shutdown period, and no visitor services will be provided.

NPS Names Randolph Lavasseur as Deputy Regional Director

Lavasseur has more than 17 years of federal government service with NPS and the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation. He is currently the general superintendent for the Caribbean Parks.

National Park Service Announces Free Entrance Days in 2019

There will be five specific days in 2019 when the historical site will have free admission for everyone.

UVI, NPS Partner to Conduct Seagrass Surveys at Buck Island Reef

The National Park Service (NPS) began a partnership with the University of the Virgin Islands to conduct seagrass surveys at Buck Island Reef National Monument (NM) on Thursday, Aug. 2.

Slave Wrecks Project to Present Results of Ongoing Research

The Slave Wrecks Project – St. Croix invites the public to attend on Thursday, July 12, at the UVI Great Hall when members of the project will present the status and results of their multiple research efforts across St. Croix.
National Park Service photo shows Maho Bay, part of the V.I. National Park.

Friends of the V.I. National Park Leads Project to Reopen Trail

Friends of Virgin Islands National Park (VINP) has announced the reopening of the Francis Bay Walking Trail, which was heavily damaged during hurricanes Irma and Maria.

Tourism at St. Croix’s Three National Parks Creates Over $10 Million Benefit

A new National Park Service (NPS) report lists the following 2017 economic data for the three National Park sites on St. Croix.

Public Asked to Report Manatee Sightings in St. Croix Waters

The National Park Service (NPS) and the US Fish & Wildlife Service, along with the Puerto Rico Manatee Rescue team, are out on the water today searching for two manatees. The public is being asked to help.

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