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.


Set in Saint Ann Parish, 3.4 miles north of Bamboo, Cranbrook Flower Forest and River Head Adventure Trail happily welcomes local residents and visitors lodging in this section of Jamaica. Whether or not you are staying very close, you are free to drop by to check it out. From this location, St. Ann's Bay is four miles (six kilometers) to the east.

Nearby Restaurants

There are plenty of eateries to pick from in the region immediately near Cranbrook Flower Forest and River Head Adventure Trail. Be In Good Health Restaurant is an ideal locale to eat at before checking out the gardens, and is the most convenient option for visitors to this attraction. Lee's Fast Food and One Click Internet Cafe offer additional food and drink options near Cranbrook Flower Forest and River Head Adventure Trail where travelers will have the chance to experience the flavors of Jamaica, and munch on some tasty cuisine.

Nearby Attractions

Travelers who enjoy gardens, and have the energy to view some others, should 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. Other kinds of nearby activities include Chukka Caribbean Adventure's Original Canopy Tour, which is three quarters of a mile away Saint Ann Parish. You might want to also think about heading to Seven Oaks Sanctuary For Wildlife, which is another nearby attraction.

A selection of nearby activities will ensure that you never get bored. The attractions closest to this location are found in the following table.

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
Seven Oaks Sanctuary For Wildlife -- 5.3 mi. (0.9 km) W Runaway 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

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.


12 Main Street, Saint Ann Parish, Jamaica


(876) 770-8071


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