Mosquito Borne Disease
There are two mosquito transmitted diseases (virus), Dengue, and Chikungunya Fever, now in the Caribbean. Both viruses are transmitted by Aedes species mosquitoes, which have black and white stripes markings. Please take a look at link information. More »
Within the Park, camping is available at Cinnamon Bay. Bare tent sites (campers furnish their own tents and equipment), large canvas tents (with equipment furnished) and screened cottages (with propane grills and electricity) are available. There is a restaurant and a camp store.
Concordia, a private campground and Eco-Resort is located near Salt Pond.
Did You Know?
The Machineel tree, found along the coast, produces crab apple-like fruit that is poisonous. While the fruit is deadly [as Columbus’ men reportedly found out in 1493 when visiting the island], even sap from the Machineel tree can cause an irritating skin rash. The tree is also called Death Apple.