Fallen Jerusalem National Park

In 1959 the British Virgin Islands gained a new bird sanctuary, Fallen Jerusalem National Park. This site is an important site for nesting birds, but also a lovely island where tourists can enjoy a day of seclusion on some of the most beautiful beaches around.

Fallen Jerusalem is an acre spanning 48 acres and featuring flourishing coastal flora and enormous boulders.

Birders will love the chance to encounter some of this islands bird refugees, including brown boobies, brown pelicans, laughing gulls, noddies, and terns. North Lee Bay Beach is located on this island, and is a favorite spot amongst snorkelers.

Location

Located in , happily welcomes guests who are lodging in this section of the Virgin Islands. Whether or not you're staying particularly close, you are free to drop by to check out the sights.

Fallen Jerusalem is only accessible by boat.

Fallen Jerusalem National Park is situated in the heart of the island of Fallen Jerusalem, 7.0 miles south west of Leverick Bay; it's 2.4 miles to the south-southwest of Spanish Town.

Nearby Restaurants

If you've worked up an appetite during your visit to the wildlife reserve, don't worry -- you can find an impressive array of lunch and dinner options near this attraction. Top of the Baths, which serves Caribbean meals, will be of particular interest to visitors looking for a convenient meal. Also close-by, you and your group will have eateries including Sugar Apple and CocoMaya Restaurant where you and your party should be sure to sample Asian Fusion dishes and experience the Virgin Islands culture.

Nearby Attractions

Travelers who like nature preserves, and have the energy to view some others, should consider Spring Bay National Park and Copper Mine National Park; the first and closest of which is 1.1 miles away from this wildlife reservation. Other nearby attractions include Devil's Bay National Park, which is three quarters of a mile away Virgin Gorda. Furthermore, you can think about making the trip to Copper Mine Ruins, which is another nearby attraction.

Nature preserves are a great attraction to visit, but there's more to visit in the Virgin Islands. The following chart includes some other attractions closest to Fallen Jerusalem National Park .

Attractions Near Fallen Jerusalem National Park
Attraction Type Distance Direction Location Island
Devil's Bay National Park -- 0.8 mi. (2.7 km) NE 1.7 mi. South-Southwest of Spanish Town Virgin Gorda
Copper Mine Ruins Historic Site 1.9 mi. (1.8 km) NE 1.1 mi. South-Southeast of Spanish Town Virgin Gorda
Little Fort National Park -- -- -- Spanish Town Virgin Gorda
Little Fort Ruins Historic Site -- -- Spanish Town Virgin Gorda
Old Methodist Church Historic Site 2.5 mi. (0.3 km) NE Spanish Town Virgin Gorda
VI Maritime Museum Museum 8.4 mi. (4.0 km) W 2.5 mi. East of Road Town Tortola
Josiah's Bay Plantation Historic Site 9.1 mi. (3.8 km) W 2.4 mi. Northeast of Road Town Tortola
St. Phillip's Church Historic Site -- -- Kingstown Tortola

More Information

Hours

You can tour Fallen Jerusalem National Park from sun up to sun down.

Policies

Although not forbidden, overnight trips are no encouraged because overnight anchorage is tricky and unsafe.

Cost

There is no charge for entry to Fallen Jerusalem.

Phone

(284) 852-3650

Website

http://www.b-v-i.com/NationalParksTrust/

Email

info@bvinpt.org

 

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