What's Close to Virgin Islands Environmental Resource Station

Nearby Beaches

Lameshur Bay

Some visitors' favorite places to visit in this region are the diverse beaches. There are bound to be nearby beaches that you will enjoy.

Each place along the coast has its own distinguishing features that have the potential to affect your visit. All of the nearby shorelines in the following table have something unique to offer. Click on the names below 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

The closest one is Lameshur Bay. Because this beach is a reasonable distance off, your party won't have to travel far to enjoy an endless sparkling backdrop. 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.

If you were hoping to visit a less quiet part of the coast, consider nearby Great Cruz Beach which is generally home to an active scene with lots of other visitors. 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'll find it a fast taxi cab ride away.

Nearby Areas

Stopping over at a town or community close to your campground can help you get out of your comfort zone to experience something a little different, no matter if it's for a quick family outing, or dining with locals at their authentic restaurants. Virgin Islands Environmental Resource Station is situated on the island of St. John, it is 1.8 miles to the south-southwest of Coral Bay.

Below are the names of some of the neighborhoods and towns located within a short distance of 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 who prefer to stay active and on-the-go during their stay on St. John will quickly learn that Virgin Islands Environmental Resource Station makes an exceptional starting point for their daily excursions. You will find that this region is simply full of places for travelers to explore, such as Par Force Estate Ruins, Reef Bay Sugar Factory Ruins, and Lamshur Bay Trail, to name a few. Of the three nearby attractions, the closest is Par Force Estate Ruins.

For even more attractions to add to your agenda, find several of the nearest listed in the following table.

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 searching for an interesting place to visit, Par Force Estate Ruins might be just right 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

Finding info about nearby booking possibilities is generally a convenient means of getting a feel for the surrounding area. You will find lots of additional properties to consider in the region, as this part of St. John offers travelers an excellent range of resort and hotel options. Consult the following table to find complete details about the booking options you can find in the surrounding area.

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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