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 is located near the middle of the island of Saint Lucia, in the general vicinity of L`Abbayee; it is to the west of Dennery.

Nearby Restaurants

There are several picks of dining options to pick from in the community nearby this wildlife reservation. Plante Restaurant & Bar is an ideal eatery to enjoy a meal at before spending time at Barre de l'Isle Forest Reserve, and offers convenient access to it. It's just about four and a half miles away from Barre de l'Isle Forest Reserve, so grab a table and enjoy a meal. Mag's Tasty Treats and Fox Grove Inn Restaurant are additional food and drink options near Barre de l'Isle Forest Reserve. At Fox Grove Inn Restaurant you and your group should try a bit of Caribbean cuisine and enjoy the culture of St. Lucia.

Nearby Attractions

Travelers who are a fan of nature preserves, and have the energy to view some others, might check out Fregate Islands and Edmund Forest Reserve; the first and closest of which is five and a half miles to the east-southeast of Barre de l'Isle Forest Reserve. There are a couple other activities in the area, including Sault Falls, which is within traveling distance near Dennery. You might want to also consider heading over to River Rock Waterfall, which is another nearby attraction.

If you're looking for other nearby attractions or activity options, the following table shows the closest options.

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.


East Coast Road, Saint Lucia Saint Lucia


(758) 450-2231


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