Morne Trois Pitons National Park was established in July 1975, when it became Dominica's first national park. It was designated a World Heritage Site in 1997 and has many one-of-a-kind enivronmental attractions, like Boiling Lake, Boeri Lake, Middleham and Trafalgar falls, and the Emerald Pool.

 
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Expert Review of Morne Trois Pitons National Park

Parks and Outdoors Review of Morne Trois Pitons National Park

Away Travel Expert: Lynne Sullivan
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ParksExpert Rating 5.0 out of 5 Recommended for:
Birding,Day Hiking,Nature,Sustainable Travel,Trekking and Backpacking
Parks and OutdoorsExpert Tips & Helpful Hints
  • This UNESCO World Heritage Site covers just over 26 square miles (67 square kilometers) in the south-central part of Dominica.
  • Find a certified guide in the village of Laudat. While it's wise to explore most parts of the park with someone who can warn of hidden dangers along the often-overgrown trails, it is mandatory to have a guide when hiking to Boiling Lake.
  • Morne Trois Pitons means "mountain of three peaks," and the park is named after just such a mountain, located on the north side of the preserve. It appears to have three summits when viewed from anywhere along the west coast.
Morne Trois Pitons National Park is more than just the spectacular three-peak mountain from which it gets its name. Within the park's boundaries, which take up about 10 percent of the island, there are four types of forests, the world's second

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south-central region
Laudat
Dominica


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