Primeval Forest

Primeval Forest National Park has only just recently been opened to the public, and is for the most part, undeveloped. Left to its natural state, this park is for nature enthusiast and experienced hikers.

The Primeval Forest is an old-growth forest that has remained relatively untouched by human hands. Features within the forest include limestone caverns, sinkholes, fossil remains, and Lucayan artifacts.

With limited amenities and facilities, it is best to contact the park directly to see what is currently available. Common excursions usually include hiking and kayaking.

Location

Positioned near the center of the island of New Providence, 2.7 miles southeast of Old Fort Bay, Primeval Forest invites customers rooming on this part of the island. However, even if you aren't staying particularly close, you should think about stopping by for some fun in the sun. From this location, Cable Beach is to the northeast.

The Primeval Forest is located in southwest New Providence.

Nearby Restaurants

There are many dining options to pick from in the neighborhood around this wildlife reservation. Avery's Restaurant & Bar Nassau is an ideal locale to eat at before visiting this wildlife reservation, and with its close proximity, is especially valuable to guests at this attraction. Also close-by, you'll come across options like Aviva and Azul so you don't need to be picky, since you'll find a number of restaurant options.

Nearby Attractions

There are some additional activities nearby, including Bonefish Pond National Park, which is four miles away New Providence. Also consider heading over to US Navy Squadron 1 Monument, which is another attraction in the vicinity.

There are options for close-by activities so you won't run low on things to do. The following table contains a list of attractions nearby.

Attractions Near Primeval Forest
Attraction Type Distance Direction Location
Bonefish Pond National Park -- 4.0 mi. (8.1 km) ESE 5.0 mi. South West of Nassau
US Navy Squadron 1 Monument Other Attraction 4.1 mi. (14.8 km) W 9.2 mi. South West of Cable Beach
The Caves Historic Site 4.2 mi. (3.2 km) NNE 2.0 mi. West of Cable Beach
Commonwealth Brewery Other Attraction 4.2 mi. (14.9 km) W 9.3 mi. South West of Cable Beach

More Information

Policies

The Department of Parks in the Bahamas limits much of the activity in Primeval Forest. What is allowed changes often, so make sure you stay in contact with the government about what is the current state of the park.

Location: Coral Harbour Road, New Providence

Phone

(242) 393-1317

(242) 393-4978

Website

http://www.bnt.bs/The-National-Parks-of-The-Bahamas/Primeval-Forest-National-Park

Email

bnt@bnt.bs

 

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