Forest sights in Jamaica
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This forest reserve of pines, mahogany and mahoe growing atop and betwixt dramatic cockpits is 3km northwest of the Christiana, near Coleyville. The park is laced with hiking trails. Gourie is most noteworthy for having Jamaica's longest cave system. Two spelunking routes have been explored. One of the routes is easy; the other is difficult and made more so by the presence of an icy river. Rubber-soled shoes are required and a guide is essential.
To get to Gourie from Christiana, turn uphill (southwest) at the radio tower immediately south of the junction that leads west for Coleyville and Troy. Immediately take the left at a Y-fork, then right at the next Y-fork and…