Latest News: January 2005: we hiked to the Du Mas lake in the heights above Morne Propser. This crater lake is just one of the attractions on this hike which ultimately goes to the Boiling Lake.

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The 5 most-viewed Attractions on this site!
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Emerald Pool 89,580
Trafalgar Falls 85,372
Ti Tou Gorge 56,850
Boiling Lake 48,150
Morne Trois Pitons National Park 45,253
Spanny's Falls Dominica is an undiscovered treasure for the serious hiker. Although just 30 miles long and 15 wide, it has some of the most pristine montaine rainforest to be found anywhere. With several peaks over 4,000ft, it also boasts one of only two World Heritage Sites in the Eastern Caribbean - Dominica's Morne Trois Pitons National Park:

"Luxuriant natural tropical forest blends with volcanic features of high scenic appeal and scientific interest... With its precipitous slopes and deeply-incised valleys, fifty fumaroles and hot springs, freshwater lakes, a "boiling lake" and five volcanoes...together with the richest biodiversity in the Lesser Antilles, Morne Trois Pitons National Park presents a rare combination of natural features of World Heritage value. "

Dominica's well-established National Park service covers much of the island and there is an extensive network of trails that allow you to discover a wealth of hidden waterfalls, lakes, flora and fauna amid our lush tropical rainforest.

So come, Hike Dominica!

 
Featured Attraction: Chaudiere Pool

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Chaudiere Pool
This delightful spot is on the upper reaches of the Hampstead River. Drive up through the village of Bense - the track is in poor condition so a 4-wheel drive is essential if you want to drive all the way to the start of the track. The trail is well marked, and goes down to the confluence of two rivers. You need to cross the first river to get to the pool. Be advised that heavy rains in the preceding 24-hours may make this crossing dangerous. Look out for parrots en route!

See more hikes, rivers and waterfalls!

 
Carholm Lake, in the centre of Dominica


Other Dominica Hiking Links

Visit-Dominica's hiking database

aVirtualDominica's guide to hiking the island

aVirtualDominica: The Chemin Letang trans-insular Hike

aVirtualDominica: Walking around the island

The Morne Trios Pitons World Heritage Site

 

 

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