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Best Hiking Trails in Saint Kitts and Nevis

Overview

This two island nation in the Caribbean (Saint Kitts is one island, Nevis is the other) has a couple of mighty volcanoes to hike in, in between beach time. There are trails on both islands of Saint Kitts and Nevis, including Mount Liamuiga and Verchild’s Mountain on Saint Kitts and Nevis peak, on Nevis. The best months to hike in Saint Kitts and Nevis are January to April. Read on for more information on where and when to go hiking in Saint Kitts and Nevis.

 

Capital: Basseterre

When To Hike in Saint Kitts and Nevis?

December – April: Dry period
May – June: Some rain
July – November: Rainy, hurricane risk

Climate: Tropical – which means a hot, rainy season and a cool, drier season; temperatures don’t seem to be too high

 

Saint Kitts and Nevis Monthly Weather

Accessibility of Hiking

Easy – Medium: While there are some established trails, a guide is recommended for hiking. 

Transportation required: Car

 

Top Places to Hike in Saint Kitts and Nevis

There are a few hiking trails on both islands. Highest Mountain: Mount Liamuiga (1156 m), on St. Kitts.

Filter out hiking places of Saint Kitts and Nevis by month

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Nevis

  • Smaller, more peaceful of the two islands
  • Nevis Peak 
  • Other trails

Saint Kitts

  • Larger of the two islands 
  • Mount Liamuiga
  • Central Forest Reserve National Park

Saint Kitts and Nevis's Long Distance Trails

  • No long distance hiking trails

Saint Kitts and Nevis's Walking & Hiking Resources

Saint Kitts and Nevis Hiking Books: No hiking specific books

  • Lonely Planet Caribbean Islands, by Lonely Planet, Paul Clammer, 2020, Lonely Planet Publications 

 

Saint Kitts and Nevis Hiking Associations/Clubs:

 

Best Hiking Trails in Saint Kitts and Nevis:

You can find more details on hiking these trails from trail maps/apps, websites, and tourist offices:

  • Mount Liamuiga – Saint Kitts
  • Verchild’s Mountain (Dos D’ane Pond Hike) – Saint Kitts
  • Nevis Peak – Nevis
  • Radio Tower Hike – Saint Kitts
  • Military Trail – Saint Kitts

 Easy Hiking Trails in Saint Kitts and Nevis:

  • Timothy Hill – Saint Kitts
  • Waterfalls Trail (Devil’s Copper) – Nevis
  • Bat Cave

 

Saint Kitts and Nevis Hiking Websites:

 

Saint Kitts and Nevis Weather Website: 

 

Saint Kitts and Nevis Official Tourism Organizations:

 

Saint Kitts and Nevis Hiking Apps: 

 

Saint Kitts and Nevis Hiking Maps:

What Else To Do

  • Carnival in the winter months
  • Beaches

Other Important Points