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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  • June 26, 2017
    Our tour guide "Rasta Dirt" was awesome. Gave us lots of history and stories about everything we saw inside the cave and outside. The water is a bit cool but you get used to it and leave feeling amazi...  more »
  • May 13, 2017
    Well 1st I would like to say....this is quite a sight to see!! Caves are absolutely amazing and water inside. Cool water but still such an experience. I would suggest going with someone you know but s...  more »
  • April 30, 2017
    Just got back from vacation... and I wish I had read the reviews; had I done that before, I would not have gone. Needles to say; we were not the only ones who fell for their trick. Long story short $1...  more »

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