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.
Do you like being out in the fresh air? You might be pleased to know the area has a couple of nature preserves nearby.
Mt. Hartman Dove Sanctuary is a nature preserve located 3.4 mi. South of central Saint George's. Mt. Hartman Dove Sanctuary is located near Woburn Bay.
Travelers wanting to locate a another great natural attraction will enjoy exploring places like Grand Etang National Park and Forest. Come explore the natural side of Grenada at this 30 acre national park. Whether you enjoy hiking, bird watching, or simply being immersed in nature, Grand Etang National Park and Forest is one of Grenada's finest natural attractions.
Take a minute to read this table for a listing of nature preserves.
|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|
Even though most people visiting 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 some great choices, including 6 waterfalls.
You might enjoy a visit to Annandale Waterfalls, which is situated in Willis, 3.1 mi. Northeast of central Saint George's. This is an easy waterfall to get to. Not far from St. George's, taking the main road East out of the city will take you towards the village where the waterfall is located.
An additional option is Concord Waterfall. It is situated 4.8 mi. North-Northeast of central Saint George's. Better than just one, Concord Waterfall is actually a collection of three! Tucked away deep in the forest and mountains this is a less visited, albeit still popular site then some of the tourist falls.
The following table lists more information on the waterfalls.
|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|
Visitors can enjoy several parks, or 5 botanical gardens in and around Saint George's.
If you'd like to see some beautiful tropical vegetation, consider visiting St. Rose Nursery and Garden, which is found within 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 you'll be able to find can be seen in the chart below.
|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|
|Botanical Garden||0.3 mi. Northeast of Downtown St. George|
|Park||Mt. Mortiz, 1.6 mi. North of Central Saint George's|
|St. Rose Nursery and Garden||Botanical Garden||Downtown St. George|
Fortunately, you can find some other attraction types available too. Make your way to this extended discussion about even more attractions if you need more details.
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