Cranbrook Flower Forest and River Head Adventure Trail

Built nearly two centuries ago, these gardens have become a popular destination for nature lovers in Jamaica. The beautiful flowers, peaceful ponds, and interesting native plants all help make the Cranbrook Flower Forest a relaxing adventure.

Visitors to the botanical garden will be able to explore several paths that will take them to all different kinds of vegetation, as well as a green house where you will see some rain forest exclusive species.


Located in the northern part of Saint Ann Parish, 3.4 miles north of Bamboo, Cranbrook Flower Forest and River Head Adventure Trail invites local customers and visitors lodging in this section of Jamaica. However, even if you aren't staying very close, you should consider stopping by for some fun in the sun. It's 3.8 miles west of St. Ann's Bay.

Nearby Restaurants

And, one of the most enjoyable possibilities while spending an afternoon exploring the area is chowing down on a meal at a restaurant within traveling distance of the gardens. The most nearby eatery to Cranbrook Flower Forest and River Head Adventure Trail is Seaside Dutchie, which offers Jamaican meals. Seaside Dutchie is a slight distance away, but out of the way enough that you may decide to make arrangements for taking advantage of a type of transportation to get there. Also within reach, you and your companions will encounter restaurants including Sharkie's and Just 1 More where you and your companions should try out British dishes and enjoy the Jamaica scene.

Nearby Attractions

Travelers who are a fan of botanical gardens, and would like to see others, might consider seeing Shaw Park Botanical Gardens & Water Falls and Turtle River Falls and Gardens; the first is ten miles to the east of this page's attraction. You'll find some additional places of interest nearby, including Chukka Caribbean Adventure's Original Canopy Tour, which is three quarters of a mile away Saint Ann Parish. You might also consider heading to Addison Park, which is another attraction nearby.

Gardens are nice for a few hours here and there, but there's more to visit in Jamaica. The table below lists other attractions that are closest.

Attractions Near Cranbrook Flower Forest and River Head Adventure Trail
Attraction Type Distance Direction Location
Chukka Caribbean Adventure's Original Canopy Tour Other Attraction 0.8 mi. (7.2 km) NW 4.4 mi. West of St. Ann's Bay
Addison Park -- 7.5 mi. (8.4 km) WSW Browns Town
Green Grotto Caves GeoFeature 7.7 mi. (4.0 km) W 2.5 mi. West of Runaway Bay
Dunn's River Falls GeoFeature 8.4 mi. (5.4 km) E 3.3 mi. West of Ocho Rios

More Information


Cranbrook Flower Forest is open to the public daily from 9:00am until 5:00pm.


Admission into the gardens is $10 for ages 12 and up, and $5 for everyone else.

Location: 12 Main Street, Saint Ann Parish, Jamaica


(876) 770-8071


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