Boiling Lake, Morne Trois Pitons National Park

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Situated among a rainforest in the mountains sits Boiling Lake, the second-largest hot lake in the world. The lake. which measures about 63 m (200 ft) across and has a sweltering temperature of 82 °C (180 °F), bubbles with a greyish-blue color and constantly fills the air with a cloud of vapor. Viewing the lake requires a tough-but-rewarding trek through the steep hills of the dense rainforest. Expect a 13 km (8 mi) trip with muddy trails and stream crossings; locals recommend hiring a guide to help you over the narrow trail. Be sure to wear appropriate footwear. To visit Boiling Lake on your holiday in Morne Trois Pitons National Park, and find out what else Morne Trois Pitons National Park has to offer, use our Morne Trois Pitons National Park trip builder .
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  • My wife and I did this hike last week. last week. We had done it previously about 20 years ago. It was a bit more difficult this time around but still very doable as long as you are in reasonable phys...  more »
  • The scenery is beautiful throughout the hike. I should say the landscapes, between the forest, the warm basins, the valley of desolation, climbing, rocks, rivers of hot water and cold water, vegetation, flowers, and finally the lake! It's amazing! a real treat for the eyes! a real plunge into the heart of nature. The effort is intense, it is better to be prepared, the steps (rounds, rocks, etc.) on slopes and incessant ribs do not count, the feet advance alone on the way back. But it's well worth it!! The small break in a pool of hot water on the way back allows a boost of energy for the last hours of walking... Count 6 to 7 hours, time to picnic, take some pictures, take a shower;-) An unforgettable memory!
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  • Dominica is amazing. The hike to the boiling lake is one of the toughest hikes ever! This country is truly spectacular. The people are amazing and the festival's are extremely lively. Carnival is March 4 and 5th see you then!
  • Super fun hike, beautiful views and amazing weather. You must start early to get back to swim in titus gorge afterwards
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