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 happily welcomes residents and visitors rooming in this part of the city or a nearby area. But even if you aren't staying in this location, you should feel free to stop by to enjoy a great time.

Nearby Restaurants

Of course, one of the most delightful options while spending some time exploring the area is eating a meal at a restaurant within traveling distance of Harrold & Wilson Ponds National Park. Quiznos Cable Beach, which serves American dishes, is also the most convenient dining option from the park. The restaurant is a small distance away, but distant enough that you will probably decide to make advance plans for using a viable mode of transport to travel there. Also close-by, you and your companions will encounter restaurants including Shoal Restaurant and Lounge and Bennigan's Nassau where you and your party will be able to try a bit of Irish fare and enjoy the local foods and culture of the Bahamas.

Nearby Attractions

Those who are a fan of parks, and have the energy to view some others, should check out Rm Bailey Park and Rawson Square; the first is two and a half miles to the east-northeast of this park. Additional nearby attractions include Galleria Cinemas, which is two and a half miles away Nassau. You might also want to consider visiting Ardastra Gardens, which is another attraction not far away.

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 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

Address

Village Road, Nassau, New Providence, Bahamas

Phone

(242) 393-1317

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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