What's Close to Virgin Islands Environmental Resource Station

Nearby Beaches

Lameshur Bay

Travelers staying in this area of St. John typically take time to walk one of the area's stunning beaches. There are bound to be nearby beaches that you will enjoy.

All of the beaches on St. John have their own distinct features; the specific amenities and qualities of each one could have an effect on how enjoyable your visit is. The following options each offer something a little different. Clicking on each link below allows you to learn about amenities and other details:

Beaches Near VIERS
Beach Distance Direction Location
Lameshur Bay 0.2 SW 2.0 mi. South-Southwest of Coral Bay
Reef Bay Beach 1.4 W 2.6 mi. South West of Coral Bay
Salt Pond Bay 1.4 SE 2.6 mi. South of Coral Bay
Pelican Beach 1.5 E Friis Bay
Maho Bay 2.8 NW 2.1 mi. West-Northwest of Coral Bay
Waterlemon Beach 2.8 N 1.2 mi. North-Northwest of Coral Bay
Leinster Bay Beach 2.9 N 1.6 mi. Northwest of Coral Bay
Waterlemon Cay Beach 3.1 N 1.5 mi. North-Northwest of Coral Bay
Francis Bay Beach 3.2 NNW 2.2 mi. Northwest of Coral Bay
Cinnamon Bay 3.3 NW Peter Bay
Hansen Bay Beach 3.4 ENE 2.6 mi. East of Coral Bay
Trunk Bay 3.6 NW 2.2 mi. Northeast of Cruz Bay
Jumbie Beach 3.9 NW 1.8 mi. Northeast of Cruz Bay
Oppenheimer Beach 4.1 WNW 1.6 mi. Northeast of Cruz Bay
Denis Bay Beach 4.1 NW 1.8 mi. Northeast of Cruz Bay
Hawksnest Bay 4.2 WNW 1.3 mi. Northeast of Cruz Bay
Great Cruz Beach 4.2 W Cruz Bay
Caneel Bay 4.5 WNW Caneel Bay
Scott Beach 4.6 WNW 1.3 mi. North of Cruz Bay
Salomon Bay Beach 4.6 W Cruz Bay
Cruz Bay Beach 4.8 W Downtown Cruz Bay
Turner Bay Beach 4.9 W Cruz Bay
Frank Bay Beach 5.0 W Estate Enighed

Lameshur Bay is the closest to the campground. Bear in mind that this beach is a reasonable traveling distance off, so you'll have every excuse to sun tan or play in the water throughout your vacation. A white, sandy beach tucked away between tropical foliage, Lameshur Bay is one you won't want to overlook. Directly off of one of the local roads and part of the Virgin Islands National Park, guests are treated to a quiet beach experience, preserved and natural.

Another location you might enjoy is Great Cruz Beach which is a particularly centralized beach. Located on the west coast of St. John, Great Cruz Bay provides a well-manicured beach area that is popular with tourists, due to its proximity to the Westin Hotel. The area is fairly well developed, with restaurants and shopping centers nearby. You can locate this one four miles west of the property.

Nearby Areas

Travelers who are hesitant to book their accommodations before learning about the area's important features might like to know how far away the adjacent town or city is from their accommodations. Virgin Islands Environmental Resource Station lies near the heart of the island of St. John; it's a mile and a half (three kilometers) to the south-southwest of Coral Bay.

The following table contains a listing of areas near Virgin Islands Environmental Resource Station:

Cities, Towns, and Neighborhoods Nearby
Area Name Distance Direction
Bordeaux 0.9 N
Calabash Boom 1.3 ENE
Concordia 1.4 SE
Blenheim 1.4 E
John's Folly 1.4 E
Friis Bay 1.6 E
Coral Bay 1.8 NNE
Mile Gully 2.3 N
Fish Bay 2.5 W
Gifft Hill 3.3 W

Nearby Attractions

Petroglyphs

Visitors in search of plenty of activities while vacationing on St. John will quickly learn that Virgin Islands Environmental Resource Station is an excellent home base for those who want to take advantage of this interesting area. Yes, this region is simply full of places for travelers to explore, including Par Force Estate Ruins, Reef Bay Sugar Factory Ruins, and Lamshur Bay Trail. The nearest attraction of the three is Par Force Estate Ruins.

To keep your entire group happy, you may need to browse several of this area's attractions, many of which are listed in the table below.

Attractions Near VIERS
Attraction Type Distance Direction Location
Par Force Estate Ruins Historical Site 1.2 WNW 1.9 mi. South West of Coral Bay, St. John
Reef Bay Sugar Factory Ruins Historical Site 1.2 WNW 2.0 mi. South West of Coral Bay, St. John
Lamshur Bay Trail Hiking Trail 1.0 W 2.0 mi. South West of Coral Bay, St. John
Reef Bay Trail Hiking Trail 1.8 NW 1.8 mi. West of Coral Bay, St. John
Petroglyph Pool Waterfall Waterfall 1.5 WNW 2.2 mi. West-Southwest of Coral Bay, St. John
Petroglyphs Historical Site 1.6 WNW 2.2 mi. West-Southwest of Coral Bay, St. John
Lameshur Bay Ruins Historical Site -- -- 2.0 mi. South-Southwest of Coral Bay, St. John
Yawzi Point Trail Hiking Trail 0.2 SW 2.0 mi. South-Southwest of Coral Bay, St. John
Virgin Islands National Park Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve 2.2 NW 2.0 mi. West of Coral Bay, St. John
Emmaus Moravian Church Historical Site 1.9 NNE Coral Bay, St. John
Windberg Ruins Historical Site 2.7 NNW 1.8 mi. West-Northwest of Coral Bay, St. John
Fortsburg Ruins Historical Site 1.9 NE 0.6 mi. East of Coral Bay, St. John
Fredriksdal Ruins Historical Site 2.7 NNW 1.6 mi. Northwest of Coral Bay, St. John
Fredriksdal Plantation Ruins Historical Site 2.8 NNW 1.7 mi. Northwest of Coral Bay, St. John
America Hill Ruins Historical Site 2.8 NW 2.4 mi. West of Coral Bay, St. John
Annaberg Plantation Historical Site 2.8 N 1.5 mi. Northwest of Coral Bay, St. John
Cinnamon Bay Plantation Ruins Historical Site 2.9 NW 2.6 mi. West of Coral Bay, St. John
Catherineberg Ruins Historical Site 2.9 NW 2.2 mi. East-Northeast of Cruz Bay, St. John
Rebellion Gut Historical Site 2.9 W 1.8 mi. East of Cruz Bay, St. John
Ram's Head Trail Hiking Trail 1.5 SE Concordia, St. John
Denis Bay Ruins Historical Site 4.0 NW 1.8 mi. Northeast of Cruz Bay, St. John
Franklin Powell Park Park 4.8 W Downtown Cruz Bay, St. John
Cruz Bay Battery Historical Site 4.8 W Downtown Cruz Bay, St. John
Ivan Jadan Museum Museum 4.8 W Downtown Cruz Bay, St. John
Coral World Ocean Park Aquarium 9.5 W Coki Point, St. Thomas
Nadir Recreation Area Park 10.2 W Maroon Town, St. Thomas
Buck Island National Wildlife Refuge Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve 11.3 W Capella Island
Buck Island Lighthouse Lighthouse 11.5 W Buck Island
Paradise Point Sky-Tram Cable Car 12.9 W Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas
Butterfly Garden Botanical Garden 13.2 W Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas
Bluebeard's Castle Historical Site 13.3 W Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas
Memorial Moravian Church Historical Site 13.5 W Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas
Roosevelt Park Park 13.5 W Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas
FDR Park Park 13.5 W Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas
Market Square East Theater Movie Theater 13.6 W Downtown Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas
The Virgin Island's Children's Museum Children's Museum 13.6 W Downtown Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas
Seven Arches Museum Museum 13.6 W Downtown Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas
Legislature Building Historical Site 13.6 W Downtown Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas
Fort Christian Historical Site 13.6 W Downtown Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas
Blackbeard's Castle Historical Site 13.6 W Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas
Frederick Lutheran Church Historical Site 13.6 W Downtown Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas
Ninety-Nine Steps Historical Site 13.7 W Downtown Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas
Emanicipation Garden Park 13.7 W Downtown Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas
Liberty Bell Historical Site 13.7 W Downtown Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas
Fort Willoughy Ruins Historical Site 13.6 W Hassel Island
Educators Park Park 13.7 W Downtown Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas
Haagensen House Museum 13.7 W Downtown Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas
Garrison House Historical Site 13.6 W Hassel Island
Dutch Reformed Church Historical Site 13.8 W Downtown Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas
All Saints Anglican Church Historical Site -- -- Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas
Synagogue of Beracha Veshalom Vegmiluth Hasidim Historical Site 13.8 W Downtown Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas
Crowell's Battery Historical Site 13.8 W Hassel Island
Solberg Farm Zoo 13.9 W Downtown Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas
St. Thomas Historical Trust Museum 13.9 W Downtown Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas
Hassel Island Historic Park Park 14.0 W Hassel Island
Market Square Historical Site 14.0 W Downtown Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas
Fort Shipley Ruins Historical Site 14.1 W Hassel Island
Cathedral of St. Peter and St. Paul Historical Site 14.1 W Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas
Creque Marine Slipway Ruins Historical Site 14.1 W Hassel Island
Phantasea Tropical Botanical Garden Botanical Garden 14.3 W The vicinity of Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas
French Heritage Museum Museum 14.4 W Frenchtown, St. Thomas
St. Peter Greathouse & Botanical Gardens Botanical Garden 14.8 W Barret, St. Thomas
Tree Limin' Extreme Zip Line Site 15.0 W Barret, St. Thomas

If you're looking for an interesting place to visit, Par Force Estate Ruins might be the right choice for you. This colonial estate was in use since at least 1721 when it was split up into four smaller estates; though the entire property was united after just over forty years. It would continue to be fully operation until around 1850 when it was abandoned.

Nearby Accommodations

When you're deciding where to book your stay, it is sometimes a good idea to learn more about nearby accommodation options as a way to better understand the surrounding area. Readers will be able to find no shortage of other places to think about before reaching a decision, as this portion of St. John has a wide range of resorts and hotels to choose from. Have a look at the following table to get a full listing of booking options found in the vicinity.

Accommodations near VIERS
Accommodation Distance Direction Location
Trinidad Charlie's Cottages 3.7 W Bethany, St. John
The Westin St. John Resort 4.1 W Cruz Bay, St. John
Caneel Bay Resort 4.4 WNW Caneel Bay, St. John
St. John Inn 4.6 W Downtown Cruz Bay, St. John
Inn at Tamarind Court 4.6 W Downtown Cruz Bay, St. John
Hillcrest Guesthouse 4.7 W Downtown Cruz Bay, St. John
Cruz Bay Boutique Hotel 4.7 W Downtown Cruz Bay, St. John
Estate Lindholm 4.8 W Cruz Bay, St. John
Garden by the Sea 4.8 W Cruz Bay, St. John
Coconut Coast 4.9 W Cruz Bay, St. John
 

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