This nature reserve has a special place in the history of conservation. The Tobago Forest Reserve was the first nature reserve in the Western Hemisphere, established in 1763.
Anyone looking to escape the hustle and bustle of Trinidad is sure to enjoy the peace and nature that can be found over on Tobago. With trails that will take you through dense forest, up hills, to the coast, and over streams, a hike in the reserve is an eclectic experience.
Located on the island of Tobago, in the vicinity of Belle Garden, Tobago Forest Reserve welcomes local residents and vacationers who are lodging on this part of the island. Regardless of whether or not you are staying in the vicinity, you should consider dropping by to enjoy a great time. If you're curious, Scarborough is eight and a half miles (14 kilometers) to the south west.
There are many dining options to choose from in the area surrounding the wildlife reservation. Cuffie River Nature Retreat Restaurant, which serves Caribbean meals, is very close-by, making it a great option for nature preserve visitors. Cuffie River Nature Retreat Restaurant is only about four and a half miles from this wildlife reservation, so grab a table and try something off the menu. Also nearby, you and your party will find eateries including King’s Bay Café and where you should be sure to test out Trinidadian food and enjoy the culture of Trinidad and Tobago.
You'll find some other places of interest in the area, including Twin Rivers Waterfall, which is another nearby attraction., which is within traveling range on Tobago. You might also think about heading to
With a selection of nearby activities, you'll never get bored. The closest attractions are listed in the following table.
|GeoFeature||--||--||6.7 mi. Northeast of Scarborough|
|Twin Rivers Waterfall||GeoFeature||2.1 mi. (11.2 km)||SSW||7.0 mi. East-Northeast of Scarborough|
|Rainbow Waterfall||GeoFeature||3.0 mi. (11.3 km)||S||7.0 mi. East-Northeast of Scarborough|
|Argyle Waterfall||GeoFeature||3.2 mi. (17.6 km)||E||10.9 mi. East-Northeast of Scarborough|
|GeoFeature||--||--||4.6 mi. East-Northeast of Scarborough|
|GeoFeature||4.5 mi. (7.4 km)||SW||4.6 mi. East-Northeast of Scarborough|
|Craig Hall Waterfall||GeoFeature||6.2 mi. (4.0 km)||SW||Mason Hall|
|Highland Waterfall||GeoFeature||6.2 mi. (5.1 km)||WSW||3.2 mi. North-Northeast of Scarborough|
The forest is open to hikers anytime when the sun is up.
Roxborough Parlatuvier Road, Tobago, Trinidad and Tobago
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