Boiling Lake and Valley of Desolation

Part of the Morne Trois Pitons National Park (A World Heritage Site)
Location 5 miles East of Roseau
Access The approved trail entrance begins from Ti Tou Gorge in the village of Laudat
Trail The trail is approximately 2 ¾ miles or 4.5 km. Entrance and exit through the same route
  • Cauldron of boiling highly mineralised water; approximately 200 ft. (63m) wide, fed by two streams
  • Valley of Desolation
  • Hot streams (varied colours)
  • Sulphur deposits
  • Hot boiling mud
  • Mini-geysers and fumaroles montane forest
  • Wézinyé montayn- the only native conifer on the island
  • Elfin woodland
  • Spectacular view of mountain landscape, city, village
Facilities Picnic shelter with table and bench on Morne Nicholls Summit
Level of Difficulty Difficult
Access Time 3 hours one way via the Valley of Desolation
  • A certified guide is highly recommended
  • Do not attempt hike after 10:00 a.m.
  • Wear appropriate foot wear
  • Be informed of the weather conditions
Entrance Fee An entrance fee to access the site is required for non-residents
Day Site Pass: US$5.00 | Week Pass: US $12.00
Fees are subject to review