Bahamas National Trust


The Bahamas National Trust was created by an Act of Parliament in 1959 to build and manage the national park system of the Bahamas. Possibly the only non-governmental organization in the world charged with such a responsibility.



A comprehensive system of national parks and protected areas with every Bahamian embracing environmental stewardship. 


To conserve and protect the natural resources of The Bahamas, through stewardship and education for present and future generations. 

Core Values

  • Passion for the environment and the conservation of Bahamian natural resources
  • Education of Bahamians and visitors as a key to long-term conservation success
  • Commitment to using best practices in protected area management
  • Respect for others as demonstrated through team work and partnerships
  • Integrity, transparency and accountability
  • Quality, consistent and dependable service to our constituents.


Address Telephone Social
Village Road, PO Box N-4105,
Nassau, Bahamas
Phone 1: +1 242 393 1317
Fax:   +1 242 393 4978

Head of the organization Contact Person
Mr. Eric Carey
Bahamas National Trust
Executive Director
Mr. Eric Carey
Bahamas Nation Trust
Executive Director