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 travelers lodging in this part of the city or a nearby area. Even if you are not staying nearby, you should consider stopping by to check out the sights.

Nearby Restaurants

If you are hungry after visiting the park it won't be a problem -- you're going to find a plentiful supply of local restaurants in the vicinity. The most nearby eatery to Harrold & Wilson Ponds National Park is Quiznos Cable Beach, which sells American meals. The eatery is a brief distance off, but far enough that you might want to make plans for using a method of transportation to travel there. Also close-by, you will have eateries such as Shoal Restaurant and Lounge and Bennigan's Nassau where you and your party should be sure to try a bite of Irish meals and experience the flavors of the Bahamas.

Nearby Attractions

Vacationers that are a fan of outdoor parks, and are interested in visiting others, should consider going to Rm Bailey Park and Rawson Square; the first and closest of which is two and a half miles to the east-northeast of this park. Other nearby activities include Galleria Cinemas, which is two and a half miles away Nassau. Also, you might think about heading over to Ardastra Gardens, which is another attraction not far away.

Parks are nice for a few hours here and there, but there's plenty else to see during your stay. The following table includes other attractions close-by.

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 Galley 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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