The Southern Coast Sights

Billy Barquedier National Park

  • Mile 16.5, Hummingbird Hwy. Map It
  • Steadfast Village
  • Body Of Water/Waterfall

Published 03/09/2017

Fodor's Review

This 1,600-acre park lies along the Hummingbird Highway between Mile 16.5 to 19 in Stann Creek District. Established in 2001, the park is still relatively young, and although it offers no spectacular sights, it does have primitive hiking trails and the Barquedier Waterfall (locally sometimes called Bak-a-Der Waterfall), about a 20-minute hike from the entrance. The park is part of a community co-management program for parks and reserves, in this case with the Steadfast Tourism and Conservation Association of Steadfast village, which co-manages it with the Belize Forest Department. It's best to enter the park via the northern entrance at Mile 16.5 of the Hummingbird Highway. Camping is available in the park for BZ$20 per person, plus the park entrance fee.

Sight Information

Address:

Main entrance, Mile 16.5, Hummingbird Hwy., Steadfast Village, Stann Creek, Belize

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Phone:

668-0183

Sight Details:

  • BZ$8

Published 03/09/2017

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