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.


Located on the island of New Providence, 2.7 miles southeast of Old Fort Bay, Primeval Forest happily welcomes local residents and travelers who are rooming on this part of the island or close by. Whether or not you are staying nearby, you should think about stopping by to check it out. If you're curious, Cable Beach is to the northeast.

The Primeval Forest is located in southwest New Providence.

Nearby Restaurants

There are many eateries to choose from in the community near Primeval Forest. Avery's Restaurant & Bar Nassau is an ideal restaurant to fill up at before checking out this nature preserve, and is close-by, making it a great option for visitors to it. Aviva and Azul offer additional dining possibilities in close to this natural attraction where guests can give your taste buds a treat and enjoy the Bahamas scene.

Nearby Attractions

There are other activities in the area, including Bonefish Pond National Park, which is four miles away New Providence. Furthermore, you can think about checking out US Navy Squadron 1 Monument, which is another nearby attraction.

If your taste for travel keeps you looking for new activity and attraction options, you'll find the closest ones in the following table.

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


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


(242) 393-1317

(242) 393-4978




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