Davidon forest road
The Guadeloupe woodpecker is the only bird species endemic to Guadeloupe and is listed as an endangered species.
Growing and preparing vanilla calls for lengthy and painstaking care to produce a richly aromatic spice. This makes it one of the world's most expensive products. It comes in the form of black, shiny sticks, usually known as "pods".
Take the forest road. At the crossroads (point 1) continue straight ahead and follow the forest path. When you arrive at the end of the forest road, enter the forest, following the track.
You arrive at the intersection with the Morne Léger trail.
You have the option to continue on this other trail.
The car park is for INRA staff in priority, so take care when parking.
Stay on the forest road and the recommended route.
NB: unsupervised car park.
Angle des rues Bel Air et Delgrès, 97170 Petit-Bourg
05 90 60 12 31
Maison de la Forêt
RD 23 - Route de la Traversée, 97170 Petit-Bourg
Opening hours :
- In low season (May 1 to June 30 and September 1 to October 31) : every day (except weekends) from 9 am to 4.30 pm.
- In high season (November 1 to April 30 and from July 1 to August 31) : every day from 9 am to 4.30 pm ; sunday from 9 am to 12.30 pm.
Services: reception, permanent exhibition, free parking, picnic area nearby. Building accessible to people with reduced mobility.
Please note : parkings are not supervised.
Localisation GPS : Lat: 16,17600 N - Lng: 61,69280 W.
Access and parking
Take the D23 road to the Barbotteau roundabout. Take the exit towards the D1 for "Prise d'eau".
Turn first left after the church, towards INRA.
Cross the bridge and continue straight ahead, passing the "Domaine Duclos" on your left.
Take the uphill road after the Domaine Duclos, park in the car park opposite the buildings.
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