BIRD ROCK POINT HERITAGE FIELDS
(This heritage site is under renovation. Entry is prohibited.)
Bird Rock Point is an attractive area of coastal coppice woodland. A simple trail leads from the car park to the sea and a great view. It is home to a great variety of wildlife.
The Bird Rock Point Heritage Field Road is located at the southeastern most point of Providenciales. It is approximately 111 acres and is bordered by a residential community, the conch farm and the Caicos Banks. There is a 1.3 mile trail that ends opposite Bird Rock a short distance off the south coast.
One of the last remaining undeveloped areas at the east end of Providenciales the interior is dominated by a low lying. attractive coastal coppice vegetation; a habitat that was once widespread on the island. There are some interesting rocky, mangrove habitats and small sandy coves along the coastal area, and some limited coral reef and sea grass beds just offshore. Red mangroves are of high importance for its ecological productivity. The mangroves are an important source of nutrients and provide shelter for many juvenile species of fish associated with this area.
Bird Rock Point is home to a good variety of native wildlife including many birds. It will appeal to nature lovers and walkers, offering an alternative to beaches and water-based activities within a short distance of the main resorts. It will also provide opportunities for residents and visitors to connect with the native flora and fauna is a natural setting.
Location: East end of the Leeward Highway near Heaving Down Rock, Providenciales, Turks & Caicos Islands
Bird Rock Point is now open to visitors by pre-arranged booking. For tickets, appointments, inquiries and information please call (649) 941-5710 (National Trust Downtown Office)
Access: Access to the Bird Rock Point Heritage Field Road can be found by turning south on Technology Drive and taking the first left turn. Drive/walk to the next corner and you will see signs for the Field Road access.