Northwest Point National Park

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One of the most important natural attractions on Providenciales, this property actually consists of Northwest Point Marine Natural Park and Northwest Point Pond Nature Reserve. Touring both sides of the reserve is a great way to spend a few hours of your day.

The ocean front of the reserve is shallow and muddy, while the northwest point is covered by two inland salt water ponds. Mangroves are thick here, and the interior pond is inaccessible because of it. Swimming is permitted on the west side of the reserve.

Small coves and rugged coastlines are home to some of the best bird watching in the chain. Common sightings include Ospreys, Flamingos, Brown Pelicans, Reddish Egrets, Terns, Tricolored Herons, Stilts, and Oyster Catchers.

Location

Located on the northwestern part of the island of Providenciales, 5.2 miles northwest of Blue Hills, Northwest Point National Park always welcomes residents and tourists lodging on this part of the island or close by. But even if you aren't staying nearby, you should consider dropping by to check it out.

The trip to Northwest Point takes you down Millennium Highway all the way to the end of the road. There, you'll enter a one-lane road which serves as the reserve's entrance. A small sign that reads "National Park" serves as a marker, and from that point you'll drive for one mile until you reach the coast.

Nearby Restaurants

There are several picks of restaurants to choose from in the area nearby this wildlife reservation. Da Conch Shack, which dishes out Caribbean dishes, is also the most convenient option for visitors of this nature preserve. It is only about four and a half miles from this nature preserve, so check it out and eat up! Sailing Paradise and Three Queens Bar and Restaurant are some more dining options close-by. At Three Queens Bar and Restaurant you and your group can't ask for your check without taking a bite of their specialty, seafood.

Nearby Attractions

Visitors who have interest in viewing another nature preserve, learn more about Chalk Sound National Park, found within driving distance. Other kinds of nearby activities include Cheshire Hall, which is seven and a half miles away Five Cays Settlements. Also, you might think about heading over to Caicos Heritage House, which is another attraction close by.

A wildlife reservation is one type of attraction you can visit, but there's more to visit in Turks and Caicos. The table below lists other attractions that are closest.

Attractions Near Northwest Point National Park
Attraction Type Distance Direction Location
Cheshire Hall Historic Site 7.5 mi. ( km) SE Five Cays Settlements
Caicos Heritage House Historic Site 10.5 mi. (1.5 km) ESE Grace Bay
The Hole GeoFeature 11.8 mi. (2.4 km) ESE Bringamosa
Caicos Conch Farm -- 12.8 mi. (4.1 km) E 2.5 mi. East-Northeast of Grace Bay

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Fishing is illegal on property.

Location: Providenciales

 

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