|For Immediate Release:
||November 28, 2012|
|Contact(s):||Paul Thomas, 340-776-6201, ext. 252
Kat Kirby, 202-208-6843
|Virgin Islands National Park --This week’s National Park Getaway
ST. JOHN, Virgin Islands – My toes sink into white sparkling sand as a warm crisp breeze washes over me. I edge closer to the tranquil, crystal, clear blue water that surrounds this island paradise. In the water, tiny fish peek at my toes, and I think to myself, there is no place more breathtakingly beautiful than Trunk Bay, on the island of St. John.
I continue exploring the underwater snorkel trail that extends out to Trunk Cay. Along the beach, several wayside exhibits provide information about the flora and fauna that are common to coral reefs. Read more
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