Harrold & Wilson Ponds National Park

This National Park is the perfect spot for bird lovers vacationing on the Bahamas. Not only does the site feature a glorious abundance of bird life, but it also provides some outstanding educational offerings.

Harrold & Wilsons Ponds National Park spans 250 acres full of diverse ecosystems.

Over 100 avian species make their home at this spot, including herons, egrets, ibises, and cormorants. As you venture through the park, you will travel along a long boardwalk that is elevated off the ground. Not only does this protect visitors from bugs, snakes, and other such dangers, but it also protects the natural state of the park.

Location

Located 3.1 mi. south west of downtown Nassau, Harrold & Wilson Ponds National Park welcomes local customers and vacationers lodging in this part of the city or a nearby area. Whether or not you're staying very close, you should consider stopping by to enjoy a great time.

Nearby Restaurants

Park visitors that work up an appetite don't need to worry -- you'll discover a wide variety of food and beverage places near this attraction. The closest eatery to Harrold & Wilson Ponds National Park is Shoal Bistro, which dishes out Caribbean food. Shoal Bistro is just about two miles from this park, so stop by and enjoy a meal. Beverley's Kitchen and Dairy Queen are additional restaurant options within reach. At Dairy Queen you and your companions can test out eclectic meals and enjoy the Bahamas scene.

Nearby Attractions

Visitors that are a fan of parks, and would like to see others, might check out Rm Bailey Park and Rawson Square; the first of which is 2.5 miles away from Harrold & Wilson Ponds National Park. Other kinds of nearby activities include Galleria Cinemas, which is two and a half miles away Nassau. You might also want to consider heading over to Ardastra Gardens, which is another attraction in the vicinity.

A selection of nearby activities will ensure that you never run out of ways to stay busy. Attractions close-by can be found in the following table.

Attractions Near Harrold & Wilson Ponds National Park
Attraction Type Distance Direction Location
Galleria Cinemas Other Activities/Excursions 2.7 mi. (2.5 km) ENE 1.6 mi. Northeast of Nassau
Ardastra Gardens Other Attraction 2.7 mi. (5.1 km) N 3.2 mi. North-Northwest of Nassau
Fort Charlotte Historic Site 2.8 mi. (5.0 km) N 3.1 mi. North of Nassau
National Art Gallery of The Bahamas Museum 3.0 mi. (4.7 km) NNE Downtown Nassau
Gregory Arch Historic Site 3.1 mi. (4.7 km) NNE Downtown Nassau
Fort Fincastle Historic Site 3.1 mi. (4.5 km) NE Downtown Nassau
Queen's Staircase Historic Site 3.1 mi. (4.4 km) NE Downtown Nassau
Balcony House Museum Museum 3.1 mi. (4.8 km) NNE Downtown Nassau

More Information

Location: Village Road, Nassau, New Providence

Phone

(242) 393-1317

(242) 393-4978

Website

http://www.bnt.bs/_m1731/The-National-Parks-of-The-Bahamas/Harrold-and-Wilson-Ponds-National-Park

Email

bnt@bnt.bs

 

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