The Space Mountain Falls

Space Mountain Falls is a system of waterfalls, each plunging violently down; a well deserved reward for any traveler successfully hiking the several hours each way required. When travelling to this waterfall, expect to be exhausted, so plan for this amazing site to also be your campsite.

These mountain falls are lined with large boulders that allow hikers to get up close and personal to the water, while also serving as the only way to climb down with the water fall. Despite the abundance of rocks, the scenery is not gray, but green from the lush rain forest surrounding the waterfall.

Location

Located in , happily welcomes local customers and visitors who are lodging in this section of Dominica. But even if you aren't staying in the vicinity, you should consider dropping by for some fun in the sun.

There is only one land route to this waterfall, and it is a long and difficult hike. From the Three Rivers Lodge, it is a several hour hike into the rain forest and mountains, followed by a slow but steady climb down: boulder by boulder until reaching the bottom. Once here, the way you came is the only way back, so come prepared with a full two day's worth of supplies.

The Space Mountain Falls is found in Rosalie, a neighborhood in the general vicinity of Grand Fond; it is to the east-northeast of Roseau.

Nearby Restaurants

And, one of the most enjoyable possibilities while spending a few hours exploring the area could be enjoying fare at a restaurant within traveling distance of this waterfall. Zamaan Restaurant, which has a menu full of Creole food, is also the most convenient option for visitors of this waterfall. Also close-by, you and your companions will find restaurants including Breadnut Restaurant and Bar and Riverside Cafe where you should eat some Caribbean dishes and enjoy the Dominica scene.

Nearby Attractions

Active travelers that enjoy waterfalls, and are interested in visiting others, ought to think about Coco Cascades and Flocky's Twin Falls; both are within a car's reach of this waterfall. There are some other places of interest nearby, including Chemin L'Etang Trail, which is within driving distance in Grand Fond. You might want to also consider heading over to Citrus Creek Plantation, which is another attraction close by.

The waterfall is one type of attraction you can visit, but there's even more to see during your stay. The following chart includes some other attractions closest to The Space Mountain Falls.

Attractions Near The Space Mountain Falls
Attraction Type Distance Direction Location
Chemin L'Etang Trail -- -- -- Grand Fond
Citrus Creek Plantation -- -- -- 9.3 mi. East of Roseau
Museum of Rum Museum -- -- La Plaine
Morne Trois Pitons Hiking Trail GeoFeature -- -- 6.4 mi. Northeast of Roseau
Morne Trois Pitons National Park -- -- -- 6.3 mi. East of Roseau
Freshwater Lake Hiking Trail GeoFeature -- -- 5.3 mi. Northeast of Roseau
Valley of Desolation Other Attraction -- -- 5.9 mi. East of Roseau
Glasse Trail Other Attraction -- -- 9.1 mi. East of Roseau

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