Central Forest Reserve

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The Central Forest Reserve is known as a growing center of gommier, a durable and pretty tree whose wood has been used by the natives in making canoes and other kinds of tools.

Guests to the Central Forest Reserve will be given the chance to explore the first reserve on Dominica, established back in 1952.


Located on the eastern part of the island of Dominica, close to Castle Bruce, Central Forest Reserve always welcomes vacationers lodging on this part of the island or nearby. However, even if you aren't staying nearby, you are free to drop by to enjoy a great time. It is 6.5 miles south of Marigot.

Nearby Restaurants

If you find your belly rumbling during your visit to the nature preserve, don't worry -- you'll discover a broad selection of food offerings near this attraction. Islet View Restaurant, which serves Creole fare, is also the closest restaurant to the nature preserve. Beau Rive Restaurant and Riverstone Bar and Grill are additional dining options close-by. At Riverstone Bar and Grill you and your party can try a bite of Caribbean cuisine and experience the culture of Dominica.

Nearby Attractions

Vacationers that like nature preserves, and are interested in visiting others, might check out Northern Forest Reserve and Morne Trois Pitons National Park; the first of which is 5.8 miles to the northwest of this nature preserve. Other kinds of nearby activities include Waitukubuli Trail: Castle Bruce to Hatten Garden, which is within driving range near Marigot. You might also consider heading to Natural Vibes Organic Farm, which is another nearby attraction.

A wildlife reservation is one type of attraction you can visit, but there's more to visit on Dominica. The table below lists other attractions that are closest.

Attractions Near Central Forest Reserve
Attraction Type Distance Direction Location
Waitukubuli Trail: Castle Bruce to Hatten Garden Other Attraction 2.4 mi. (9.6 km) ENE 6.0 mi. South of Marigot
Natural Vibes Organic Farm -- 2.9 mi. (8.5 km) NE 5.3 mi. South-Southeast of Marigot
Mahaut Falls GeoFeature 3.1 mi. (7.4 km) NE 4.6 mi. South-Southeast of Marigot
Soltoun Falls GeoFeature 3.3 mi. (9.5 km) WSW 5.9 mi. East of Mero
Centipede Trail GeoFeature 4.1 mi. (6.1 km) NE 3.8 mi. Southeast of Marigot
Kalinago Cultural Village Museum 4.5 mi. (5.2 km) NE 3.2 mi. Southeast of Marigot
Isulukati Waterfall GeoFeature 4.6 mi. (4.7 km) NNE 2.9 mi. Southeast of Marigot
Spanny's Twin Falls GeoFeature 4.7 mi. (8.1 km) SW 5.0 mi. East of Mero

Location: Dominica


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