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  • ENP: 5.1 Virgin Islands National Park: Trip Report & Hurricane Recovery
    01/16/2018
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    Bryan and Danielle talk about their family trip to Virgin Islands National Park in St. John prior to the devastation of Hurricanes Irma and Maria. The National Park announced on December 20, 2017 that all beaches, trails and roads are reopened. Check the website for the latest hurricane recovery status. You may support recovery efforts by donating to Friends of Virgin Island National Park or St. John Rescue.   

    Discussion includes the following:
     
    • Danielle’s introduction about the 2017 hurricanes and status of the park (0:11)
    • Trip Report (2:05)
    • Daytripper to St. John from St. Thomas (3:20)
    • Description of the park in St. John (4:18)
    • Cinnamon Bay Campground and Resort (8:32)
    • Trunk Bay (16:05)
    • Honeymoon Beach and Lind Point Trail (21:15)
    • Favorite Beaches (22:48)
    • Snorkeling and Sea turtles at Maho Bay (23:10)
    • Favorite part of the trip for Bryan and Danielle’s 2 daughters (24:44)
    • Waterlemon Cay Leinster Bay Trail (27:42)
    • Annaberg Plantation Ruins (31:50)
    • Bird walk at Francis Bay Trail (34:40)
    • Park short-staffed (36:50)
    • Other hikes (39:40)
    • Resources for events (42:20)
    • Bugs (43:04)
    • Final thoughts and tips (44:40)
    • Cattle dip Ruin at Cinnamon Bay (47:57)
    • Hurricane Recovery Status (49:27)


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