Mayfield Falls

Prepare to get up close to these small, but fun waterfalls. With a total of twenty-one spread out waterfalls, this is a great way to spend some time and let the kids run around having fun. Just be ready for a long drive to get here.

Prepare to climb! This series of twenty-one falls mostly cascade down the same slope, creating many pool and steps. You can go under these small falls with no problem, as most are under twenty feet high. You can also explore the are by swimming up the falls into the forest, or by taking the paths around the falls and over bridges and explore the dense forest. With such a variety of tropical plant life, including fifty-two different species of fern, this is an eco-attraction not to be missed.

Location

Positioned near the center of Westmoreland Parish, 3.3 miles south-southeast of Cascade, Mayfield Falls welcomes travelers rooming in this part of Jamaica. However, even if you aren't staying nearby, you should consider dropping by for some fun in the sun. From this location, Montego Bay is 14 miles (22 kilometers) to the northeast.

Mayfield Falls is located completely inland, and requires the taking of many side roads to reach it. The easiest way is to simply go with a tour group or hire a guide. However, if you want to drive yourself, you will still have to ask locals for directions, as it requires traveling down unmarked, unnamed, and often unkept roads that the locals know best.

Nearby Restaurants

You won't have a hunger problem if you linger at this waterfall; you'll discover an exceptionally large selection of restaurants within traveling distance. The nearest place to eat to Mayfield Falls is Pam Pam Restaurant, a wonderful eatery to dine at before checking out Mayfield Falls. Raldz Internet Cafe and Sky Beach Bar and Grill are additional dining possibilities in close to this natural attraction. At Sky Beach Bar and Grill you and your group will want to sample Jamaican fare and experience the Jamaica culture.

Nearby Attractions

There are other activities in the area, including Barbican Estate, which is six and a half miles away Hanover Parish. You might also think about heading to Terravale Estate, which is another attraction nearby.

There are options for close-by activities so you won't run low on things to do. The attractions nearest to this particular outdoor site are listed in the following table.

Attractions Near Mayfield Falls
Attraction Type Distance Direction Location
Barbican Estate Historic Site 6.7 mi. (19.6 km) N 12.2 mi. West of Montego Bay
Terravale Estate --Other Places-- 8.0 mi. (19.6 km) ESE 12.2 mi. South of Montego Bay
Abeokuta Paradise Nature Park Other Attraction 8.5 mi. (30.3 km) S 18.8 mi. Northwest of Black River
Cliff Theatre Other Activities/Excursions 8.7 mi. (26.6 km) NW Haughton Gardens

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Cost

Admission to the waterfall is $15 USD.

Location: Westmoreland Parish, Jamaica

 

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