The Forestiere Trail is only twenty (20) minutes drive away from the city
of Castries, situated in the community of Forestiere and offers a
The Trail is part of an Old French Road which
traverses through pristine rainforest.
Perhaps some of the most distinctive features on this trail are the abundance
of large spectacular fig trees, epiphytes and ferns.
This 5 km (3 miles) long trail begins as a gentle slope through natural
dense foliage meandering among L'encens trees (Protium attenuatum) that produces
a white sap with a highly pungent smell.
Also common is the majestic Chataignier tree, which is supported by a system of elegant buttresses spreading around its base like the gentle folds of a regal gown.
20 min. from Castries by car
Forestiere Trail (PDF)
5E bus from Castries to the Forestiere Community
*Public Buses are not scheduled.
8:30 am to 2:00 pm
Monday to Friday
Fee for Nature Trail & Mini Zoo
EC Dollars or 10 US Dollars per person
*Prices subject to
For more information
Forestiere Trail Office: (758) 451-6168
Forestry Department: (758) 468-5645/5648/5649
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