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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  • Don't go!!!! I went to donate school supplies and it cost me a arm and a leg. It's a scam. One of the locals is a taxi driver and takes you there it cost like $15.00 a piece to walk through the little...  more »
  • We had an identical experience to slbillard and the motorcycle. Luckily for us, we didn’t follow through with the tour! The motorist wouldn’t let us leave without giving him something, he did it as a ...  more »
  • Magnificent, what a beautiful environment. We have visited the cave with a guide. He knew very much to tell about the history. After a beautiful nature walk. Various herbs picked and all kinds of fruit species seen. After that we had lunch. And then together with a guide the river and Rapids moved up. A top experience.
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