Parks

Fowl Cays National Park

This park covers a small but biologically rich stretch of coral reef, seagrass bed, rocky shore and sandy bottom habitat that historically has been used for recreation, diving, and non-commercial fishing. Established: 2012 Location: Abaco Protects: Coral Reefs Size: 2,335 Acres      

Walker’s Cay National Park

The northernmost island in the Bahamas, Walker’s Cay is fringed by its own barrier reef, featuring stunning coral formations and a wide variety of marine life. Renowned for underwater cathedrals teeming with fish, this park is a mecca for divers. Established: 2002 Location: Abaco Size: 3,840 Acres  

San Salvador

The Bahamas National Trust has been working with a local NGO on San Salvador, the San Salvador living Jewels, to establish a National Park system on the island to ensure the protection of the Island’s extremely diverse but also fragile ecosystems. This partnership has led to a number of critical areas around the Island being […]

North & South Marine Parks

Andros has the third longest barrier reef in the world. These two parks were established to help preserve significant parts of this valuable reef ecosystem. The parks consist of beautiful dive and snorkel sites: Coral Castle, Dave’s Patch Reef, Amphitheatre North Marine Park Established: 2002 Size: 5,000 Acres   South Marine Park Established: 2002 Size: […]

Blue Holes National Park

Andros has the highest concentration of Blue Hole in the world. Exposed to the elements over thousands of years, the island’s limestone bedrock eroded creating this vast expanse of underwater cave systems. These caves have been found to house many unusual and unique cave fish and invertebrates, some not found anywhere else in the world. […]

Crab Replenishment Reserve

Identified as the best land crab habitat in central Andros, this area was set aside to ensure a sustainable crab population for future generations. Established: 2002 Size: 4,000 Acres  

The Retreat

Hidden from view on Village Road is an internationally famous garden of palms and rare tropical plants. Formerly a private home, the estate was the first national park on New Providence. Visitors can explore a Bahamian hardwood forest and learn about native plants and animals in a child-friendly environment. The property, including a small wooden […]

West Side National Park

This park encompasses a vast area of coastal mangrove habitat that is an important nursery area for conch, lobster and fish. It is also a prime bonefishing area and is utilized by the endangered Andros Rock Iguana and many bird species, including the West Indian Flamingo. Established: 2002 Size: 1.5 million Acres  

Harrold and Wilson Ponds National Park

Located in South Central New Providence, Harrold and Wilson Ponds provides natural wetland habitat for more than 100 bird species, including the island’s highest concentration of waterbirds (herons, egrets, ibises and cormorants). Public access features include interpretive signs, boardwalks, a nature trail and observation decks. This exceptional ecotourism site is just a short drive from […]

Primeval Forest National Park

Remarkably undisturbed, this old-growth woodland is representative of the early evergreen tropical hardwood forests of the Bahamas. Located in southwestern New Providence, the area is easily accessible by car. It features dramatic sinkholes – unique limestone caverns up to 50 feet long, 30 feet wide, and in some cases 30 feet deep. The most notable […]

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