The pitch lake is located in southwest Trinidad, situated in the mid-western peninsula, bounded by the Gulf of Paria. The lake itself is known for having magical healing properties and many visit it for a relaxing dip that provides rejuvenation. Its growth in popularity has attracted many locals and tourists throughout the years. The pitch lake, being the largest of its kind, is proudly maintained by locals. The villagers also maintain the eco-friendly environment and keep the legacy of the lake alive through storytelling. The lake is surrounded by a variety of flora and fauna, from tall lush trees to small hedges leading the path of the lake and beautiful birds.
La Brea Pitch Lake
Updated 21st June 2022.