U.S. Virgin Island’s Favorite Camping Grounds on St. John


Camping in America’s Paradise

Child Splashing in the Crystal Clear Waters

The white sand beaches of the Virgin Islands is not only a beautiful place to visit. You could also camp near the sea and enjoy all the sites and sounds of nature. On St. John, you have a choice to camp at Cinnamon Bay or Maho Bay .

Cinnamon Bay

Camping is restricted on park land toCinnamon Bay Campground. Accommodations include bare tent sites, sites with tent covered platforms already set up, and cottages. Prepared sites and cottages are equipped with cooking supplies and linens. There is also a camp store with food, other camp supplies, and a cafeteria. Because this site is so popular, reserve well in advance. (Maximum stay is two weeks)


Write to:
Cinnamon Bay Camp
Box 720
St. John, US Virgin Islands 00830.
Tel: 340-776-6330
Toll Free:  800-539-9998 

Maho Bay

There is another Campground on St. John — a private enterprise, at Maho Bay . Maho Bay Campgrounds is privately run camp with “tent cabins” containing cooking supplies. Facilities includes a camp store and central dining area where meals are served. Visit web site at 

Write to:
Maho Bay Camp
Cruz Bay
St. John, US Virgin Islands 00830
Tel: 340-776-6226
Toll Free:  800-392-9004

Virgin Islands Environmental Research Station

VIERS TODAY: VIERS welcomes anyone interested in expanding their knowledge and awareness about the environment surrounding this unique center of learning.

VIERS‘ remote location provides many opportunities for visitors of all ages and interests to easily discover the local environment. At VIERS, you are “in nature”, you are part of the eco-system. You are just minutes from being able to hike to a mountain top or swim in the Caribbean sea. 

Write to:
P.O. Box 250, St. John, USVI 00831
Tel: 340-776-6721 
Fax: 340-776-6645