Barre de l'Isle Forest Reserve

This popular climb and hike is a major eco-tourist attraction on St. Lucia, and any fan of hiking up mountains and fantastic views will want to give the Barre de l'Isle Forest Reserve a try.

The reserve features a few trails that will take hikers through he forest and up the mountain. Those who stay alert should be able to see some wildlife along the way too.


Barre de l'Isle Forest Reserve can be found on the island of Saint Lucia, close to L`Abbayee; it is to the west of Dennery.

Nearby Restaurants

If you've worked up an appetite exploring the nature sanctuary, you're in luck, as you can find a wide variety of food offerings in this general area. The most nearby eatery to Barre de l'Isle Forest Reserve is Plante Restaurant & Bar, an ideal eatery to dine at before spending some time at Barre de l'Isle Forest Reserve. It is just around four and a half miles from the nature preserve, so stop by and eat up! Mag's Tasty Treats and Fox Grove Inn Restaurant offer additional nearby lunch and dinner possibilities. At Fox Grove Inn Restaurant you and your group might test out Caribbean fare and enjoy the St. Lucia scene.

Nearby Attractions

Those who enjoy wildlife reservations, and would like to see others, should consider seeing Fregate Islands and Edmund Forest Reserve; the first of which is five and a half miles to the east-southeast of this page's attraction. Other kinds of local attractions include Sault Falls, which is within traveling range near Dennery. Furthermore, you can think about making the trip to River Rock Waterfall, which is another attraction not far away.

With a selection of nearby activities, you'll never run low on things to do. Attractions close-by can be found in the following table.

Attractions Near Barre de l'Isle Forest Reserve
Attraction Type Distance Direction Location
Sault Falls GeoFeature 3.4 mi. (1.9 km) E 1.2 mi. West of Dennery
River Rock Waterfall GeoFeature 4.1 mi. (2.9 km) WNW 1.8 mi. East-Southeast of Anse La Raye
Mamiku Gardens -- 4.7 mi. (5.0 km) SE 3.1 mi. South of Dennery
Enbas Saut Falls GeoFeature 5.3 mi. (4.8 km) SW 3.0 mi. East of Soufrière

More Information


Barre de l'Isle Forest Reserve is open everyday, though you will need to call ahead and make a reservation if you want access.


While access onto the site is free, you can hire a tour guide for $10.

Location: East Coast Road, Saint Lucia


(758) 450-2231

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