Trinity Hills Wildlife Sanctuary
|One of the oldest though lesser known wildlife preserves.|
Length: 2 miles. Time: 1 hour each way. Difficulty: 2-3. Advance permission may be necessary from the Trinidad and Tobago Oil Co. (TRINTOC) at Pointe-a-Pierre. Trailhead: In the Southern Range, reached by going west of Guayaguayare.
Whether Columbus named Trinidad because he dedicated his 3rd voyage to the Holy Trinity or whether he named it after these 3 mountain peaks is still uncertain.
This 16,000 acre sanctuary dates from 1934. It is one of the oldest preserves, giving sanctuary to monkeys, deer, opossums, bellbirds, parrots, toucans and pigeons.