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Emerald Pool Nature Trail

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Quick dip

Worth the visit, cool off, hopefully no one is there to collect the fee. The waterfall felt great... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Tarrytown, NY
Nice waterfall, easy hike.

After a short, easy walk, you reach this small waterfall and a natural pool surrounding it, which... read more

Reviewed July 12, 2018
Vidhu B
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Waters from the 50-foot Emerald Falls plunge into this swirling, fern-filled basin, giving hikers a cool respite after a leisurely hike to this sight.
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Everyone talks about this pool and waterfall but to be honest there are a lot of more beautiful waterfalls and the Emerald pool while green is very small and so crowded.about a 10 minutes walk through a path that still under repair after the hurricane...More

Thank Ricardo B
Reviewed 4 days ago

Worth the visit, cool off, hopefully no one is there to collect the fee. The waterfall felt great on my back, and there were facilities for changing and for restroom, but no electricity.

Thank francophileinny
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

After a long drive you reach the falls which are supposed to be a Unesco recognize site. After huricane, reconstruction is on going but the forest around is destroyed at more than 80% It is definitively not worth a visit, and sorry to say it...More

Thank lionel2028
Reviewed July 12, 2018

After a short, easy walk, you reach this small waterfall and a natural pool surrounding it, which is perfect for a refreshing dip. Note that some work is currently going on in the area to restore the path leading to the fall, however, the fall...More

Thank Vidhu B
Reviewed May 1, 2018

After a short walk in the national park you can go in the water and stand under the waterfall. Also to do with small kids.

Thank Klaas G
Reviewed April 17, 2018 via mobile

After the hurricane Maria the fall is lower almost about 5 meters and also the surrounding forest was very heavily damaged so the place is not so magical any more.

1  Thank Jakub K
Reviewed March 4, 2018 via mobile

Despite the damage done by hurricane Maria, the emerald pool itself hasn't changed much. The only significant change you'll see is in the surrounding areas, alot of fallen trees, most of which have been cleared. The rain forest is on the mend and with the...More

1  Thank dell_nic
Reviewed November 5, 2017

This is a great pool to relax and cool off. Next to it is a great waterfall as well. No wonder It is one of the places used in Pirates of the Caribbean 2 and 3.

1  Thank Jay L
Reviewed November 2, 2017

It is said that the Emerald Pool has healing powers. I must say that this experience made me a believer. I have Lupus, Sjorgens, Scleroderma and Fibromyalgia. I got into the pool, it was freezing cold, like taking a polar plunge, but at the back...More

2  Thank Michelle G
Reviewed September 21, 2017

To be honest, I had never heard of Dominica before I stopped here on my cruise. Boy was I missing out. The people of this lush and fertile land are friendly and most accommodating. Seeing the beauty of the Emerald pool is a must. Is...More

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Nguyệt Nhật N
March 3, 2018|
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Response from Simone D | Reviewed this property |
It's been a while, but I believe it was 45 minutes. It's not beach-like, so there isn't a real comparison. It's a tourist location, so it won't feel secluded, and due to very cold water, you won't swim for extended periods.
September 17, 2017|
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Response from JaclynHunt | Reviewed this property |
It would be an hour drive on a windy road. Worth it though!
Leenisha M
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Response from anubhavshah | Reviewed this property |
It is very well developed... meaning the walk is not paved, but might as well be! it has a dedicated visitor center, and has scattered signs and messages along the way describing plants and wildlife. Within dominica, which... More