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.


Located in the heart of the island of Saint Lucia, close to L`Abbayee, Barre de l'Isle Forest Reserve invites residents and guests who are lodging on this part of the island. Regardless of whether or not you are staying particularly close, you should think about stopping by to enjoy a great time. Dennery is to the east.

Nearby Restaurants

After spending some time at the nature preserve you find your stomach stomach growling, there's any easy solution -- you're going to find a broad selection of lunch and dinner options within traveling distance. Plante Restaurant & Bar is an ideal eatery to enjoy a meal at before visiting this nature preserve, and is close-by, making it a great option for visitors to it. Plante Restaurant & Bar is maybe about four and a half miles away from this wildlife reservation, so grab a table and eat up! Also within reach, you will encounter restaurants such as Mag's Tasty Treats and Fox Grove Inn Restaurant where you should be sure to test out Caribbean fare and experience the St. Lucia culture.

Nearby Attractions

Vacationers that like wildlife reservations, and would like to see others, ought to think about Fregate Islands and Edmund Forest Reserve; the first is five and a half miles to the east-southeast of this wildlife reservation. You'll find at least one or two additional places of interest nearby, including Sault Falls, which is within driving range near Dennery. You might want to also consider heading to River Rock Waterfall, which is another attraction in the vicinity.

With the choice of exciting activities nearby, you'll never run out of things to do. The attractions closest to this location are 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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