Bahamian plants

This item appears on page 69 of the February 2017 issue.

At the Leon Levy Native Plant Preserve on Eleuthera Island, Bahamas, visitors see hundreds of native Bahamian plants plus birds across more than 25 acres. Trails follow themes such as medicinal plants, poisonous plants, mangrove forest and wetlands. The park features a Welcome Center, an Educational Pavilion, a gift shop and the 75-foot Ethan’s Tower with 360-degree views. 

Located on Banks Road, two miles south of the town of Governor’s Harbour, the preserve (phone +1 242 332 3831, is open daily 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Entry, $10.