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.


The Blue Mountains National Park is located in the Blue Mountains, in Jamaica; it's 11 miles (18 kilometers) to the northeast of Kingston.

Nearby Restaurants

You need not go hungry after spending time at this wildlife reserve; you're going to find an exceptionally large selection of dining possibilities in this area. The most frequented nearby eatery to The Blue Mountains National Park is Crystal Edge, which serves Jamaican food. Also within a short distance, you and your party will encounter restaurants including Strawberry Hill Restaurant and Devaldo's Bistro and Cafe where you and your companions should be sure to try a bit of International food and experience the Jamaica culture.

Nearby Attractions

Other local activities include Tacky Falls, which is within driving distance in Portland Parish. Also, you might think about checking out Struan Castle Garden, which is another attraction not far away.

If you can't wait to see as many of Jamaica's attractions as possible, take a look at what is closest in the following table.

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

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