Virgin Islands National Park is growing by nearly 12 acres thanks to a donation by a philanthropist with a long resume of working to forward conservation of landscapes and wildlife.
Virgin Islands National Park
The Cinnamon Bay Campground in Virgin Islands National Park is about the get a facelift, as new platforms and “eco-tents” will be installed in the coming months.
While comparatively few cases of Zika virus have been identified in the United States, the National Park Service has been working to keep visitors, and employees, on top of the situation and is recommending that everyone visiting National Park System sites in Florida, the U.S. Virgin Islands, and Puerto Rico take precautions to ward off mosquitoes.
For Danny Bernstein, retirement is best enjoyed by following a path through the woods, or a tour through a unit of the National Park System. Whether the park is focused on history, or culture, or natural beauty doesn't matter. For Ms. Bernstein, being in the park system and enjoying and learning from it is what matters.
The Jeep maneuvered nimbly, but my nerves were definitely rattled. St. John’s rolling and pitching landscape features narrow, weary roads with blind curves and overhanging vegetation. Those challenges were compounded by driving on the “wrong side” of the road. It made me wonder just how much insurance coverage I had.
While one marina project proposed for a bay that includes waters and shorelines of Virgin Islands National Park has been put on hold due to unanswered questions, a second marina is being proposed for the bay.
How badly are some units of the National Park System struggling? If you call VIrgin Islands National Park looking for directions to paradise, your call might get dropped or not even go through.
The newly-issued prospectus for concessions at Virgin Island National Park includes the demolition and rebuilding of much of the park’s hospitality facilities, most of which are at Cinnamon Bay Beach.