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Roaring River, Petersfield
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Roaring River Park is a heritage and nature park near Petersfield, Westmoreland Parish, Jamaica.The park is on the site of the Roaring River Estate which belonged to the Beckford family: Peter Beckford, William Beckford.The Roaring River runs underground, before appearing near to Petersfield, close to the Roaring River Cave, a series of limestone caverns with a small mineral spring inside. The Roaring River Citizens Association, a local community group, looks after the caves and provides guided tours for visitors. There is also a fresh water sinkhole where visitors can swim and a landscaped private garden where visitors are welcome for a contribution.The river provides the parish capital, Savanna-la-Mar, with its water supply and it is the most important source of water in central Westmoreland and the Georges plain.
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  • We were on our way to YS Falls in our rental and DAVID on a motorcycle rode up beside us in traffic claiming he recognized us from our hotel. DO YOURSELF A FAVOR AND STOP RIGHT THERE AND CONTINUE ON W...  more »
  • Our guide was local and very knowledgeable. I was very happy that when I went to a stall and asked for water they simply offered it to me and didn't charge for it. The caves itself were well preserved...  more »
  • It is a fascinating area, nature tour, cultural ambiance and the best part is to get a "cave tour"...and soak in the waters in the cave. Gorgeous and relaxing.