The Abacos Sights

Abaco National Park

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Published 09/28/2015

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The Abaco National Park was established in 1994 as a sanctuary for the endangered Abaco parrot, of which there are fewer than 3,000. Many other birds call the park home, including the Bahama yellowthroat and pine warbler.

A 15-mile dirt track passes through the 20,500 protected acres, ending at the Hole-in-the-Wall lighthouse, a starkly beautiful and desolate location overlooking the ocean. The drive from the paved highway all the way to the lighthouse takes about 1½ hours, and can only be done in a 4x4 vehicle. The lighthouse is technically not open to visitors, but people still do climb the rickety stairs to the top where views of the island and the sea are mesmerizing.

Sight Information

Address:

South end of Great Abaco, , Great Abaco Island, Bahamas

Phone:

242-367–6310-Bahamas National Trust Abaco Office

Published 09/28/2015

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