Natural Attractions in Calliste

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An areal view of Calliste shows that this town has a fairly equal mix of homesteads and green space, but tourists will typically travel to nearby spots on the island to experience the most important natural attractions that Grenada has to offer including waterfalls and nature sanctuaries. 

Nature Preserves and Hiking

Mt. Hartman Dove Sanctuary

Do you like spending time seeing the local flaura and fauna? You may be happy to find out that the area has a couple of nature preserves nearby.

Mt. Hartman Dove Sanctuary is a popular nature preserve found 2.1 mi. East of central Calliste. After an endemic that threatened the local Grenada Dove population, the Mt. Hartman Dove Sancturay was created to protect the bird.

Nature Preserves and Hiking Near Calliste
Name Type Location Island
Mt. Hartman Dove Sanctuary Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve 2.1 mi. East of Central Calliste Grenada

Waterfalls

Annandale Waterfalls

Even though most people visiting the area are attracted by the beautiful coastline, those aren't the only way to experience the natural beauty of the land. Areas near Calliste some interesting options, including 6 waterfalls.

You should consider visiting Annandale Waterfalls, which is found within Willis, 6.6 mi. Northeast of central Calliste. This is an easy waterfall to get to. Not far from St. George's, taking the main road East out of the city will take you towards the village where the waterfall is located.

An additional available option is Concord Waterfall. It is located 8.3 mi. North-Northeast of central Calliste. Better than just one, Concord Waterfall is actually a collection of three! Tucked away deep in the forest and mountains this is a less visited, albeit still popular site then some of the tourist falls.

The table directly below provides you with a few details concerning waterfalls.

Waterfalls Near Calliste
Name Type Location
Annandale Waterfalls Waterfall 6.6 mi. Northeast of Central Calliste
Au Coin Waterfall Waterfall 8.5 mi. North-Northeast of Central Calliste
Concord Waterfall Waterfall 8.3 mi. North-Northeast of Central Calliste
Mt. Carmel Waterfall Waterfall 11.0 mi. Northeast of Central Calliste
Paraclete Waterfall Paraclete, 13.2 mi. Northeast of Central Calliste
Seven Sisters Waterfall Waterfall 8.6 mi. Northeast of Central Calliste

Parks and Botanical Gardens

De La Grenade Nutmeg Garden

Visitors can visit a few parks, or 5 botanical gardens nearby.

If you enjoy tropical vegetation, you might want to visit St. Rose Nursery and Garden, which is situated in downtown St. George, 3.4 mi. Northeast of central Calliste. Guests to Grenada looking to explore some of the more natural side of the island without leaving the convenience of civilization may want to look at the St. Rose Nursery and Gardens. This compromise of nature and development will take you through a collection of vegetation and flowers that are perfect for a quick relaxing activity.

Another attraction in this category is Hyde Park Garden. Hyde Park is located on Woolwich Road in St. Georges.

The parks and gardens worth looking into are displayed here:

Parks and Gardens Near Calliste
Name Type Location
Annandale Falls Park 6.6 mi. Northeast of Central Calliste
De La Grenade Nutmeg Garden Botanical Garden 5.5 mi. Northeast of Central Calliste
Hyde Park Garden Botanical Garden 4.1 mi. Northeast of Central Calliste
La Sagessee Nature Center Park St. Davids, 7.5 mi. East of Central Calliste
Laura Herb and Spice Garden Botanical Garden 4.5 mi. East of Central Calliste
Priority Garden Botanical Garden Mt. Gay, 3.5 mi. Northeast of Central Calliste
Queens Park Park Mt. Mortiz, 5.0 mi. North-Northeast of Central Calliste
St. Rose Nursery and Garden Botanical Garden Downtown St. George, 3.4 mi. Northeast of Central Calliste

Land Formations

Another idea is to go see some of the more popular area land formations. Other types of natural attractions in Calliste are provided directly below.

Land Formations In Calliste
Name Type Location
Canoe Bay Bay 1.7 mi. West of Central Calliste
Devil's Bay Bay 1.4 mi. West of Central Calliste

Needless to say, Calliste has additional attraction types. For more about other attractions, go to this article.

 

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