Virgin Islands Environmental Resource Station

Not your normal accommodation option, the Virgin Islands Environmental Resource Station (VIERS) is not a hotel, rather a biology field station with a remote eco-camp. Guests interested in making their vacation about learning the ins-and-outs of marine and terrestrial natural resources of the Virgin Islands are the ideal guests of this eco-friendly spot.

Travelers hoping to keep active will be kept plenty busy at VIERS, which provides a wide range of recreational options.

Positioned near the center of the island of St. John, Virgin Islands Environmental Resource Station welcomes customers wanting to stay on this beautiful island. The center of Coral Bay is a mile and a half (three kilometers) to the north-northeast.


VIERS has rustic accommodations for up to 68 guests within 12 wooden and screened cabins. Some rooms have kitchens, while others do not, and on site you will also find a meeting tent, library, classroom, staff rooms, dining hall.

VIERS has a total of just 12 campsites, so it's no mystery that it is a relatively small option. Because it's a rather intimate property, it is appealing to vacationers who enjoy a unique and quiet atmosphere. In terms of overall merit, we have rated this campground a rating of one and a half stars.

Look below for a list of in-room amenities found at Virgin Islands Environmental Resource Station.

  • Refrigerator
  • Kitchen

Check with the property for more info regarding any specific amenity, if it's a high priority for you.

Activities and Amenities

When you aren't participating in hands on learning about the island chain's eco-system, there are several hiking trails leading from the camp, and you can sign up for guided island tours. Literally at the end of the road and about as deep in the National Park you get on St. John, travelers who prefer discovering nature on their own will enjoy the snorkeling and trails that are close by.

Also available at the campground:

  • Hiking/Nature Walk

It's a good idea to double check in advance if you want to guarantee that a certain favorite amenity will be available. Visit this page to view our in-depth description about the types of activities and recreation opportunities offered at Virgin Islands Environmental Resource Station.


The VIERS kitchen staff serves three meals a day for overnight guests in the dining hall.

In addition to the dining options on-location, guests hoping for further culinary diversity should also check out the area's other local mealtime selections. Hungry guests will discover a small handful of restaurants in the vicinity. It's a good idea to learn about the nearby restaurants, despite the fact that VIERS offers some on-site dining. For an in-depth look at this area's options, click here.

Guest Services

The services available at Virgin Islands Environmental Resource Station, including the one listed below, may help you get the most out of your time here.

  • Meal Plan - American


You'll encounter lots of interesting sites and attractions close to VIERS. Some of the closest are Par Force Estate Ruins, Reef Bay Sugar Factory Ruins, and Lamshur Bay Trail. If you want to relax and have fun at the same time, like most travelers who visit this area, your vacation just wouldn't be the same without a side trip to the beach. One of the nearest beaches is Lameshur Bay, which is located a quarter mile to the south west of this campground.

Among the closest notable areas to the campground is Coral Bay. To get even more out of your stay, take a side trip to a nearby town to check out just what else the Virgin Islands has to offer.

For our in-depth discussion on what's located near the property, click here.

Contact Info

Location: Route 107, St. John, US Virgin Islands

Phone: (410) 647-2500

Secondary Phone: (340) 776-6721



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