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 tourists lodging in this part of Jamaica. Even if you aren't staying in the vicinity, you should feel free to stop by to check out the sights. It's 11.2 miles northeast of Kingston.

Nearby Restaurants

There are many restaurants to pick from in the area nearby the wildlife reservation. Starlight Chalet & Health Spa Restaurant is a great restaurant to enjoy a meal at before spending time at The Blue Mountains National Park, and offers convenient access to it. The restaurant is only around two and a half miles from the wildlife reservation, so check it out and dig in! Crystal Edge and Strawberry Hill Restaurant are some of the other refreshment choices nearby. At Strawberry Hill Restaurant you and your party may try a bite of Jamaican dishes and experience the culture of Jamaica.

Nearby Attractions

Other types of local activities include Tacky Falls, which is within traveling distance in Portland Parish. Also, you might consider heading over to Struan Castle Garden, which is another attraction nearby.

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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