WAITUKUBULI NATIONAL TRAIL UPDATE
Roseau, Dominica – (November 23, 2015) – Eight segments of the Waitukubuli National
Trail are open to hikers. This announcement was made by the Waitukubuli National Trail Management Unit. Jillianne Robinson, Trail Operations Manager (Ag) noted, “Segments 2, 3, 4, 6, 11, 12, 13 and 14 of the Waitukubuli National Trail are open to hikers.”
Restorative work is ongoing on other segments of the trail which remain closed. It is anticipated that such works will be complete by December 31, 2015 to facilitate the reopening of segments 1, 5 and 7. Trail users are encouraged to follow the usual safety procedures for hiking, monitor weather conditions before venturing out and use appropriate hiking gear, such as hiking boots.
The Waitukubuli National Trail is the Caribbean’s longest walking trail measuring approximately 184 km or 115 miles of which there are 14 segments of varying lengths.
About Dominica: Dominica (pronounced Dom-in-EEK-a, and not to be confused with the Dominican Republic) is a haven for adventure travelers seeking a unique vacation that includes: hiking and adventure, cultural events/festivals, diving and water sports, whale/dolphin watching and canyoning adventures. Dominica lies south of Guadeloupe and north of Martinique in the Eastern Caribbean. Air travelers can connect to Dominica on Air Antilles, Air Sunshine, Hummingbird Air, LIAT, Seaborne Airlines, or Winair from the surrounding hubs of Antigua, Barbados, Guadeloupe, Puerto Rico, St. Maarten, and U.S. Virgin Islands. If travelling by sea, travelers can connect to Dominica on L’Express Des Iles ferry service from Guadeloupe, Martinique, and St. Lucia.