Virgin Islands National Park To Grow By 58 Acres

Efforts by the Trust for Public Land continue to grow the size of Virgin Islands National Park a bit at a time, with the trust recently transferring 58 acres to the park at Maho Bay.

Top 10 National Parks: Is Your List Better Than Mine?

People like lists. No, check that, they love them. Particularly when they disagree with them and think they have a better list. So, here's my personal Top 10 list of national parks. How does it match up with yours?

The Beaches of Virgin Islands National Park, A Primer

A wealth of beaches makes Virgin Islands National Park an incredible destination for water lovers. Any of those beaches within the national park can quickly become a favorite to head to day after day after day during your visit, guaranteed to provide warm waters teeming with marine-life, soft, sugar-sand beaches lined by palms perfect for napping.

Holiday Video Greetings from Your National Parks

The National Park Service is using modern technology to share holiday greetings from parks across the country. Short videos filmed in 15 parks are airing on the National Park Service's YouTube channel through the end of the month.

Trunk Bay At Virgin Islands National Park Garners "Blue Flag" Award For Sustainability Practices

Trunk Bay at Virgin Islands National Park, renowned for its warm, sun-sparkling waters, sugar-sand beaches, and nodding palm trees, has gained another tribute: it's one of the world's best beaches when it comes to sustainable management.

Connecting Kids With Parks Takes Different Directions At Virgin Islands National Park, Tuzigoot National Monument

Electricity might not immediately come to mind in terms of connecting today's younger generations with the national parks, but that was the key in at least one instance involving a Massachusetts teen and Virgin Islands National Park.

Friends of Virgin Islands National Park Offering On-Line Auction To Raise Funds

Coming to your computer on November 18 -- an on-line auction intended to raise money for the Friends of Virgin Islands National Park to help with its work of preserving and protecting the park's resources while also educating visitors.

A Winter Visit To Virgin Islands National Park: The Logistics

While winter is the slow season for many national parks, it is the very best season to visit Virgin Islands National Park.

Is The Time Right For A "Maine Woods National Park"?

Inspired in no small measure by others who gave so much to the National Park System, Roxanne Quimby is offering 70,000 acres for a national park embracing Maine's North Woods.

University of Georgia Study Finds That Cold Water, As With Warm Water, Can Kill Coral Reefs

University of Georgia researchers have determined that unusually cold seawater, as with unusually warm seawater, can be deadly for the coral reefs that can be found in places such as Virgin Islands and Biscayne national parks.