UNESCO World Heritage Site in Dominica

Posted: December 29, 2014    Categories:

There is one UNESCO World Heritage Site in Dominica. It is a natural site in the south central part of the island.

  • Morne Trois Pitons National Park (1997)

Morne Trois Pitons National Park (1997)

unesco world heritage site in dominica

The Morne Trois Pitons National Park is the one and only UNESCO World Heritage Site in Dominica. It was inscripted into the list in 1997. The Dominican government recognized the area as a national park in 1975 – the first one in the country. The national park is named after the highest mountain in Dominica – Morne Trois Pitons. There is also a lot of volcanic activity in the area.

There are several attractions within the national park including the Valley of Desolation, Emerald Pool, Boiling Lake and the Titou Gorge.