Mastic Trail has entrances s. of North Side Rd. off Further Rd. and w. of Frank Sound Rd. off Mastic Rd. The historic footpath winds through a 2 million-year-old woodland reserve in the dense interior of the island. The National Trust, 558 S. Church St., offers 3-hour hiking tours of the 2-mile (3-km) trail where visitors can view native flora and fauna, including the Grand Cayman parrot and other unique bird species. An ancient yellow mastic tree stands at the midpoint of the trail, which traverses rocks, swamps, high woods and farmland.
Comfortable hiking shoes, drinking water, insect repellent and sunscreen are advised. Hiking tours are not recommended for senior citizens or children under 6.