FreshWater Lake

Also known as Warmae Letang, this lake is responsible for generating a great deal of energy for the island. Locals often tell tale of a one-eyed monster that is supposed to reside within the waters, but these are just things of legend and nothing to be feared.

Though it is often said to be bottomless, FreshWater lake is really 55 feet deep.

The lake is a wonderful place to hike around, and offers trails and amazing views, especially towards the beginning and end of the day. The trail around the lake takes about an hour to traverse at a good pace.


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Hikers can access FreshWater Lake by taking the 2.5 mile road from Laudat Roseau.

Situated on the island of Dominica, 6.1 miles northeast of downtown Roseau, FreshWater Lake happily welcomes local residents and vacationers lodging on this part of the island or close by. Whether or not you're staying very close, you are free to stop by to check it out. It's 5.6 miles east-northeast of Roseau.

Nearby Restaurants

There are numerous eateries to select from in the area around FreshWater Lake. Cafe Mon Plezi, which offers Creole food, is also the most convenient dining option from this lake. Also nearby, you and your party will encounter restaurants such as Roxy's Restaurant and Papillote Rainforest Restaurant so you don't need to be picky, since you'll find various eating options.

Nearby Attractions

Visitors that enjoy lakes, and are interested in visiting others, might consider seeing Boiling Lake and Miracle Lake; the first of which is two miles to the south-southeast of FreshWater Lake. Other nearby activities include Morne Trois Pitons Hiking Trail, which is within driving distance near Roseau. Also, you might consider making the trip to Freshwater Lake Hiking Trail, which is another nearby attraction.

If your taste for travel keeps you looking for new activity and attraction options, you'll find the closest ones in the following table.

Attractions Near FreshWater Lake
Attraction Type Distance Direction Location
Morne Trois Pitons Hiking Trail GeoFeature -- -- 6.4 mi. Northeast of Roseau
Freshwater Lake Hiking Trail GeoFeature 1.0 mi. (8.6 km) NW 5.3 mi. Northeast of Roseau
Ti Tou Gorge Fall GeoFeature 1.4 mi. (6.9 km) SW 4.3 mi. East-Northeast of Roseau
Rainforest Aerial Tram Other Attraction 1.7 mi. (6.4 km) WSW Laudat
Valley of Desolation Other Attraction 1.9 mi. (9.5 km) SSE 5.9 mi. East of Roseau
Trafalgar Falls GeoFeature 2.0 mi. (5.9 km) SW 3.7 mi. East-Northeast of Roseau
Morne Trois Pitons National Park -- 2.0 mi. (10.1 km) SE 6.3 mi. East of Roseau
Chemin L'Etang Trail -- 2.2 mi. (12.6 km) ENE Grand Fond

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