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.


Mayfield Falls can be found 3.3 miles south-southeast of Cascade, a village in Westmoreland Parish; it is 14 miles (22 kilometers) to the south west of Montego Bay.

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

And, one of the most delightful options while spending an afternoon exploring the area is chowing down on a dish at a restaurant within traveling distance of Mayfield Falls. The most proximate restaurant to Mayfield Falls is Sky Beach Bar and Grill, which has a menu full of Jamaican fare. Sky Beach Bar and Grill is maybe about eight miles from Mayfield Falls, so stop by and eat up! Smoked Marlin Restaurant and Round Hill Dining Room are some more food and drink options near Mayfield Falls. At Round Hill Dining Room you should eat some Caribbean fare and experience the Jamaica culture.

Nearby Attractions

You'll find some additional places of interest in the area, including Barbican Estate, which is six and a half miles away Hanover Parish. You might want to also consider visiting Dolphin Discovery, which is another attraction not far away.

Being able to choose from some other activities will ensure you won't run out of ways to stay busy. 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
Dolphin Discovery Other Attraction 8.0 mi. (22.3 km) NNW 13.9 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

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Admission to the waterfall is $15 USD.

Location: Westmoreland Parish, Jamaica


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