Dominica's largest lake is reached by hiking or driving the three-mile dirt track from the town of Laudat. You can continue another 1.2 miles to Boeri Lake, nestled between hills in a leafy tropical forest.

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Expert Review of Freshwater Lake

Parks and Outdoors Review of Freshwater Lake

Away Travel Expert: Lynne Sullivan
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ParksExpert Rating 5.0 out of 5 Recommended for:
Birding,Day Hiking,Nature
Parks and OutdoorsExpert Tips & Helpful Hints
  • Combine the three-mile hike from the village of Laudat to Freshwater Lake with the 1.2-mile continuation to Boeri Lake for a four-hour round-trip adventure.
  • Folklore initiated by native Caribs tells of a one-eyed monster living in the lake, probably due to the ethereal billowing fog that often creeps over the water.
  • Bring a picnic to enjoy at one of the scenic spots along the shore.
Freshwater Lake is the largest spring-fed lake on Dominica, and it is possible to drive almost to its shore from the village of Laudat in Morne Trois Pitons National Park. Actually a water-filled volcanic crater, the lake sits at an altitude of

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Morne Trois Pitons National Park

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