The Blue Mountains National Park

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The Blue Mountains are the longest mountain range in Jamaica. Known for the coffee they produce, there is also a national park here where hiking and camping can be done.

The peaks of the Blue Mountains rise to an altitude of 7402 feet above sea level, with dangerous terrain typifying the area. Though camping and hiking are permitted, these activities are best done with a knowledgeable guide.

Location

Situated in the Blue Mountains, The Blue Mountains National Park always welcomes local customers and travelers who are lodging in this part of Jamaica. Even if you aren't staying nearby, you are free to drop by to check out the sights. If you're wondering, Kingston is 11 miles (18 kilometers) to the south west.

Nearby Restaurants

There are several picks of restaurants to choose from in the region nearby this wildlife reservation. The closest restaurant to The Blue Mountains National Park is Starlight Chalet & Health Spa Restaurant, an ideal locale to dine at on your way to checking out the wildlife reservation. The restaurant is a slight distance off, but out of the way enough that you may decide to make plans for taking advantage of a viable means of transportation to visit there. Also within reach, you and your party will have options such as Crystal Edge and Strawberry Hill Restaurant where you and your companions may try a bit of Jamaican cuisine and enjoy the Jamaica scene.

Nearby Attractions

You'll find at least one or two additional activities nearby, including Tacky Falls, which is within traveling distance in Portland Parish. Also consider making the trip to Struan Castle Garden, which is another attraction in the area.

Wildlife reservations are nice for a few hours here and there, but there's even more to see during your stay. The following chart includes some other attractions closest to The Blue Mountains National Park.

Attractions Near The Blue Mountains National Park
Attraction Type Distance Direction Location
Tacky Falls GeoFeature 6.3 mi. (17.1 km) NE 10.6 mi. West of Port Antonio
Struan Castle Garden -- 8.3 mi. (7.0 km) WSW Stony Hill
Hope Gardens -- 8.5 mi. (5.3 km) SW 3.3 mi. East of Kingston
Hope Pastures Park -- 8.6 mi. (4.8 km) SW 3.0 mi. East-Northeast of Kingston

Location: the Blue Mountains, Jamaica

 

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