of Hike: ~ 2 HRS
of Difficulty: Easy to moderate
to Dick Hill
portion of the trail is continuation of the longer trail that
starts near the Grand View Bed and Breakfast on Baker Hill and
continues in an easterly direction to the area known as Underwood,
then onward to the base of Mongo Hill near the Seventh Day Adventist
short walk up the road behind the church will reveal the start
of the rest of the trail that ascends Mongo Hill then turns in
an easterly direction and continues on to Dick Hill. Finding the
start of the trail behind the church at Mongo Hill may take a
little searching and for a brief period the start is a little
obscure with vegetation, but for the most part the trail is well
manicured and easy to follow.
trail is accessible at Baker Hill, Underwood, Mongo Hill and Dick
Hill and can be made into short hikes in either direction. It
ranks among the better trails on the island and is rated as easy
prepared for many beautiful spots along the way, such as pools
of spring water in the bottom of ghauts slowly flowing seaward.
You'll see many plants and trees only found at the higher altitudes
and you will pass areas that have been cleared for cultivation.
There are many birds that will delight you along the way.