Natural Attractions in Saint George's

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With such a major landmark as Fort George located in Saint George's, it isn't difficult to believe that it is history, heritage, and culture that plays the largest role in sightseeing here.  However, there are a few natural sites that shouldn't be overlooked including several parks, gardens, and nearby gardens. 

Nature Preserves and Hiking

Mt. Hartman Dove Sanctuary

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

Mt. Hartman Dove Sanctuary is a popular nature preserve situated 3.4 mi. South of central Saint George's. Mt. Hartman Dove Sanctuary is located near Woburn Bay.

Vacationers looking to find a another great natural attraction will enjoy exploring places like Grand Etang National Park and Forest. Varied species of birds, lizards, and other animals make their home in the Grand Etang National Park and Forest.

Check out this table for more information.

Nature Preserves and Hiking Near Saint George's
Name Type Location
Grand Etang National Park and Forest Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve 4.5 mi. Northeast of Central Saint George's
Mt. Hartman Dove Sanctuary Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve 3.4 mi. South of Central Saint George's

Waterfalls

Annandale Waterfalls

Even though most visitors to the area have heard about the beautiful water and coastline, those aren't the only way to experience the natural beauty of the land. Areas near Saint George's multiple options, including 6 waterfalls.

You should consider visiting Annandale Waterfalls, which is located in Willis, 3.1 mi. Northeast of central Saint George's. A mystic waterfall not far from the road, Annandale waterfall is an easy wonder to get to. Accessibility by public transportation, restrooms, and concessions make this waterfall a common stop on any tour group.

An additional attraction worth considering is Concord Waterfall. It is located 4.8 mi. North-Northeast of central Saint George's. Concord Waterfall gives you options. Those feeling adventurous have the wide selection of numerous trails that lead them up mountains and through forests from the South.

The chart just below lists a few details concerning waterfalls.

Waterfalls Near Saint George's
Name Type Location
Annandale Waterfalls Waterfall Willis, 3.1 mi. Northeast of Central Saint George's
Au Coin Waterfall Waterfall 5.0 mi. North-Northeast of Central Saint George's
Concord Waterfall Waterfall 4.8 mi. North-Northeast of Central Saint George's
Mt. Carmel Waterfall Waterfall 8.0 mi. East-Northeast of Central Saint George's
Paraclete Waterfall Paraclete, 9.7 mi. Northeast of Central Saint George's
Seven Sisters Waterfall Waterfall 5.3 mi. Northeast of Central Saint George's

Parks and Botanical Gardens

De La Grenade Nutmeg Garden

Travelers can spend some time in several parks, or 5 botanical gardens in and around Saint George's.

If you enjoy tropical vegetation, you might want to visit St. Rose Nursery and Garden, which is found in downtown St. George. 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 popular attraction in this category is Hyde Park Garden. Hyde Park has been a grand estate and home to the Roberts family for over six generations. Recently, much of the property has been transformed into a fantastic garden that offers a tranquil stop on your tour of Grenada.

The parks and gardens worth looking into are listed down below.

Parks and Gardens In and Around Saint George's
Name Type Location
Annandale Falls Park Willis, 3.1 mi. Northeast of Central Saint George's
De La Grenade Nutmeg Garden Botanical Garden 2.3 mi. East of Central Saint George's
Hyde Park Garden Botanical Garden 0.9 mi. East of Central Saint George's
Jessamine Eden : Grenville Vale Tropical Botanical Garden Botanical Garden Grenville, 9.4 mi. Northeast of Central Saint George's
La Sagessee Nature Center Park St. Davids, 5.4 mi. East of Central Saint George's
Laura Herb and Spice Garden Botanical Garden 2.9 mi. Southeast of Central Saint George's
Priority Garden Botanical Garden 0.3 mi. Northeast of Downtown St. George
Queens Park Park Mt. Mortiz, 1.6 mi. North of Central Saint George's
St. Rose Nursery and Garden Botanical Garden Downtown St. George

Keep in mind that there are other attraction types available too. Follow this link to check out our page dedicated to other interesting attractions for Saint George's.

 

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