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.

Active travelers will be kept plenty busy at VIERS, as they will be able to enjoy a multitude of recreational possibilities.

Located just outside the heart of the island of St. John, Virgin Islands Environmental Resource Station happily welcomes customers who are thinking about lodging on this beautiful island. In case you're wondering, 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 grand total of 12 campsites. Hence, it is appealing to guests who prefer a less commercialized setting. This campground has been given a rating of one and a half stars, when it comes to overall quality, style, and more.

A list of the in-room features and amenities awaiting visitors at Virgin Islands Environmental Resource Station is provided below.

  • Refrigerator
  • Kitchen

Be sure to call ahead to ensure you'll have certain amenities, if it's particularly important to 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 suggested that you call the front desk if you don't want any surprises upon arrival. To navigate to an in-depth description about the recreational opportunities that Virgin Islands Environmental Resource Station offers, click here.


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

Besides the dining options on-location, vacationers hoping to find extra culinary variety should also check out some of the region's other nearby mealtime choices. Guests looking for a bite to eat will encounter a few solid places to eat within traveling distance. It's helpful to learn about the nearby restaurants, even though VIERS does have some tasty choices of its own. Click here for more information on this area's dining choices.

Guest Services

Services at this property, including the one below, will help you take full advantage of the lodging and the surrounding area.

  • Meal Plan - American


Guests will find plenty of attractions close to VIERS. On your itinerary, make room for nearby attractions like Par Force Estate Ruins, Reef Bay Sugar Factory Ruins, and Lamshur Bay Trail. If you want to have fun and relax at the same time, like most travelers who visit this area, your itinerary would be incomplete without plenty of time at the beach. Fortunately, you'll find Lameshur Bay just a quick hike off from the campground.

The campground is located in the vicinity of Coral Bay, a particularly enjoyable destination for tourists to visit.

To learn more about what else is near Virgin Islands Environmental Resource Station, click here.

Contact Info

Location: Route 107, St. John

Phone: (410) 647-2500

Secondary Phone: (340) 776-6721



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