Nevis Peak

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Nevis Peak Park is actually the area surrounding the real Nevis Peak, a currently inactive volacno that is a prime spot for hiking and nature exploration. What is known as a particularly rough hike will take you along the growing incline and to the top, offering absoltuely pristine views as well as a bit of exhaustion.

The park is mainly a hikers destination, but with so much nature and peace, it is a good location for a quick escape too. However, those looking to complete the hike will be faced with a long and challanging adeventure through forests, rough terrain, and some steep climbs. Luckily, for those who are a little uneasy of the mass wilderness, there are usually some guides at the park ready to show people the way (though they may charge extra).

Location

Nevis Peak is situated in Saint George Gingerland Parish, in the general vicinity of Cades Bay; it's two and a half miles (four kilometers) to the northeast of Charlestown.

Nearby Restaurants

If you've worked up an appetite during your visit to the wildlife reserve, don't worry -- you'll discover a wide variety of food and drink providers within traveling distance. The Hermitage Plantation Inn Restaurant, which serves Caribbean meals, is also the most convenient option for visitors of this nature preserve. The eatery is a short distance off, but removed enough that you will probably want to make arrangements for having a means of transportation to travel there. The Rocks and Golden Rock Plantation are a couple other restaurant options close-by where visitors will be able to enjoy the local foods and culture of St. Kitts.

Nearby Attractions

There are at least one or two other places of interest nearby, including Boiling House Ruins Trail, which is three quarters of a mile away Saint George Gingerland Parish. You might also want to think about heading to Southern Boiling House, which is another attraction in the area.

A wildlife reservation is one type of attraction you can visit, but there's plenty else to see during your stay. The following list contains attractions that are nearby.

Attractions Near Nevis Peak
Attraction Type Distance Direction Location
Boiling House Ruins Trail Other Attraction 0.8 mi. (4.8 km) ESE 3.0 mi. East of Charlestown
Southern Boiling House Historic Site 0.8 mi. (4.8 km) ESE 3.0 mi. East of Charlestown
The Source Trail Other Attraction 0.9 mi. (5.2 km) E 3.2 mi. East-Northeast of Charlestown
Boiling House Ruins Historic Site 1.1 mi. (5.6 km) ENE 3.5 mi. East-Northeast of Charlestown
Hermitage Estate Other Attraction 1.4 mi. (4.4 km) SSE Stonyhill
The Flats -- 1.7 mi. (3.0 km) S Pond Hill
Hamilton House Historic Site 1.8 mi. (1.2 km) WSW Charlestown
Botanical Gardens of Nevis -- 2.0 mi. (2.4 km) SSW 1.5 mi. East-Southeast of Charlestown

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Hours

As with most parks, you will want to be back at the entrance before the sun goes down.

Location: Saint George Gingerland Parish, Nevis

 

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