Blue & John Crow Mountains


Vision Statement

A national park that is:

native rainforest and home to thriving populations of endemic species, and majestic mountain memorial to the Maroon Freedom Fighters managed through active programmes that conserve natural habitats and intangible heritage by:

  • restoring degraded areas,
  • reducing and mitigating against threats,
  • facilitating the provision of essential ecosystem services, and
  • promoting the revitalization of Maroon traditions,

whilst providing quality income-generating, recreational and educational experiences for Jamaicans and foreigners, alike.


To maintain and enhance the remaining area of closed broadleaf forest, component species of plants and animals and associated cultural heritage, existing in the Blue and John Crow Mountains.

Mission Statement

To collaboratively manage the national park for its natural, cultural and recreational values, by striking the right balance between biodiversity conservation and socio-economic development, for the ultimate well-being of the people of Jamaica.

BJCMNP | The Blue Mountains Experience

The JCDT appreciates the involvement and support of our Partners, Donors and Sponsors

  • National Environment & Planning Agency
  • Forestry Department
  • Jamaica National Heritage Trust
  • Environmental Foundation of Jamaica
  • Forest Conservation Fund
  • Pear Tree Press
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