Natural Attractions in Scarborough

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Scarborough may be a busy port town on the otherwise quiet island of Tobago, but it certainly is not lacking in its green scene.  From waterfalls to unique rock formations, secluded beaches to thick, overgrown trails, there is plenty to keep you busy on days where you want to spend you time outdoors. 

Nature Preserves and Hiking

Do you enjoy spending time out in the fresh air? You can choose from two different hiking trails and a nature preserve near Scarborough.

Be sure to look through the table below for more information about your options.

Nature Preserves and Hiking Near Scarborough
Name Type Location
Green Hill Waterfall Hiking Trail Hiking Trail 4.6 mi. East-Northeast of Central Scarborough
Twin Rivers Waterfall Hiking Trail Hiking Trail 6.7 mi. Northeast of Central Scarborough

Waterfalls

Argyle Waterfall

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 Scarborough multiple choices, including 6 waterfalls.

You should consider visiting Craig Hall Waterfall, which is found within Mason Hall, 2.5 mi. Northeast of central Scarborough. Craig Hall is comprised of several tiers of falls. The first falls into a large pool that is quite often filled with swimmers.

A second option to consider is Highland Waterfall. It is found 3.2 mi. North-Northeast of central Scarborough. To get to Highland, take the road just passed the Les Coteaux Health Center down to the river, and park your vehicle by the ridge. From there, follow the rail along the river for about 15 minutes where you will cross the river to the left side.

The chart just below provides you with a few details regarding waterfalls.

Waterfalls Near Scarborough
Name Type Location
Argyle Waterfall Waterfall 10.9 mi. East-Northeast of Central Scarborough
Craig Hall Waterfall Waterfall Mason Hall, 2.5 mi. Northeast of Central Scarborough
Green Hill Waterfall Waterfall 4.6 mi. East-Northeast of Central Scarborough
Highland Waterfall Waterfall 3.2 mi. North-Northeast of Central Scarborough
Rainbow Waterfall Waterfall 7.0 mi. East-Northeast of Central Scarborough
Twin Rivers Waterfall Waterfall 7.0 mi. East-Northeast of Central Scarborough

Land Formations

Another idea is to visit some of the more interesting naturally occurring land formations. Other options like these in Scarborough are listed right below.

Land Formations In Scarborough
Name Type Location
Mt. St. George Mountain 0.9 mi. East-Southeast of Downtown Scarborough
Rockly Bay Bay 0.4 mi. South-Southwest of Downtown Scarborough

Needless to say, Scarborough includes other attractions. Click on this link to view our page regarding other interesting attractions for Scarborough.

 

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