List of rivers of Saint Lucia

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This is a list of rivers in the island country of Saint Lucia . Rivers are listed in clockwise order, starting at the north end of the island.



There are 180 streams in Saint Lucia. Most of the rivers empty into the Atlantic Ocean or Caribbean Sea at the coast of Saint Lucia. (The location of the river mouths indicated in this list. Only Roseau and Migny rivers are not on the coast.) The longest river is the Roseau River with a drainage area of 48 km2 (19 sq mi). There are 28 drainage basins for rivers of Saint Lucia. [1] [2] [3] [4] [5]

Rivers in Saint Lucia
OrderNameLocation of mouth
1 Trou Sallé River 14°04′46″N60°55′12″W / 14.07933°N 60.91998°W / 14.07933; -60.91998 (Trou Sallé River)
2 Esperance River [6] 14°03′37″N60°54′45″W / 14.06035°N 60.912549°W / 14.06035; -60.912549 (Esperance River)
3 Dauphin River 14°02′24″N60°53′46″W / 14.039893°N 60.896231°W / 14.039893; -60.896231 (Dauphin River)
4 Trou Grauval River 14°03′29″N60°53′30″W / 14.058146°N 60.891576°W / 14.058146; -60.891576 (Trou Grauval River)
5 Marquis River [6] 14°01′52″N60°53′44″W / 14.031239°N 60.895603°W / 14.031239; -60.895603 (Marquis River)
6 Louvet River [6] 13°57′53″N60°52′48″W / 13.964849°N 60.880013°W / 13.964849; -60.880013 (Louvet River)
7 Fond d'Or River 13°55′23″N60°53′25″W / 13.923034°N 60.890274°W / 13.923034; -60.890274 (Fond D'Or River)
8 Dennery River [6] 13°54′30″N60°53′26″W / 13.908223°N 60.890515°W / 13.908223; -60.890515 (Dennery River)
9 Praslin River
(Rivière des Trois Islets)
13°52′44″N60°53′45″W / 13.878953°N 60.895872°W / 13.878953; -60.895872 (Praslin River)
10 Mamiku River 13°52′18″N60°53′49″W / 13.871644°N 60.896985°W / 13.871644; -60.896985 (Mamiku River)
11 Patience River 13°51′28″N60°53′19″W / 13.857662°N 60.888741°W / 13.857662; -60.888741 (Patience River)
12 Fond River 13°49′56″N60°53′36″W / 13.832279°N 60.893467°W / 13.832279; -60.893467 (Fond River)
13 Volet River [6] 13°49′38″N60°54′01″W / 13.82713°N 60.900247°W / 13.82713; -60.900247 (Volet River)
14 Troumassée River [6] 13°48′46″N60°53′50″W / 13.812815°N 60.897106°W / 13.812815; -60.897106 (Troumassée River)
15 Ger River 13°47′49″N60°54′02″W / 13.79696°N 60.90066°W / 13.79696; -60.90066 (Ger River)
16 Canelles River [6] 13°46′50″N60°54′14″W / 13.780547°N 60.903878°W / 13.780547; -60.903878 (Canelles River)
17 Rouarne River 13°45′59″N60°55′06″W / 13.76643°N 60.918283°W / 13.76643; -60.918283 (Rouarne River)
18 Vieux Fort River [6] 13°43′50″N60°58′07″W / 13.7306°N 60.968675°W / 13.7306; -60.968675 (Vieux Fort River)
18a Little Vieux Fort River
19 Black Bay River [6] 13°44′11″N60°58′51″W / 13.736416°N 60.980721°W / 13.736416; -60.980721 (Black Bay River)
20 Piaye River [6] 13°45′10″N61°01′09″W / 13.752907°N 61.019287°W / 13.752907; -61.019287 (Piaye River)
21 Balembouche River [6] 13°45′15″N61°01′32″W / 13.754224°N 61.025493°W / 13.754224; -61.025493 (Balembouche River)
22 Dorée River [6] 13°45′33″N61°02′15″W / 13.75923°N 61.03755°W / 13.75923; -61.03755 (Dorée River)
23 Trou Barbet River 13°46′42″N61°03′08″W / 13.778265°N 61.052134°W / 13.778265; -61.052134 (Trou Barbet River)
24 Grande Rivière Choiseul 13°46′21″N61°03′02″W / 13.772537°N 61.050564°W / 13.772537; -61.050564 (Grande Rivière Choiseul)
25 L’Ivrogne River [6] 13°47′57″N61°04′03″W / 13.799034°N 61.067587°W / 13.799034; -61.067587 (L’Ivrogne River)
26 Soufrière River [6] 13°51′21″N61°03′38″W / 13.855958°N 61.060629°W / 13.855958; -61.060629 (Soufrière River)
26a Jeremy River
26b Migny River 13°51′13″N61°02′11″W / 13.853701°N 61.036284°W / 13.853701; -61.036284 (Migny River)
27 Mamin River 13°52′15″N61°04′43″W / 13.870753°N 61.078527°W / 13.870753; -61.078527 (Mamin River)
28 Mahaut River 13°53′32″N61°04′25″W / 13.892304°N 61.073487°W / 13.892304; -61.073487 (Mahaut River)
29 Canaries River [6] 13°54′18″N61°04′08″W / 13.904901°N 61.068765°W / 13.904901; -61.068765 (Canaries River)
30 La Verdure River 13°55′12″N61°03′35″W / 13.920047°N 61.059635°W / 13.920047; -61.059635 (La Verdure River)
31 Anse Cochon River 13°55′36″N61°03′24″W / 13.926655°N 61.056695°W / 13.926655; -61.056695 (Anse Cochon River)
32 Grande Rivière de l'Anse la Raye 13°56′21″N61°02′39″W / 13.93915°N 61.04426°W / 13.93915; -61.04426 (Grande Rivière de l'Anse la Raye)
33 Petite Riviere de l'Anse La Raye [6] 13°56′31″N61°02′37″W / 13.942032°N 61.043529°W / 13.942032; -61.043529 (Petite Riviere de l'Anse La Raye)
34 Roseau River [6] 13°57′36″N61°01′57″W / 13.959965°N 61.032363°W / 13.959965; -61.032363 (Roseau River)
34a Millet River 13°55′29″N60°59′22″W / 13.924778°N 60.989491°W / 13.924778; -60.989491 (Millet River)
35 Cul de Sac River [6] 13°59′02″N61°00′40″W / 13.983861°N 61.011162°W / 13.983861; -61.011162 (Cul de Sac River)
36 Castries River [6] 14°00′34″N60°59′38″W / 14.009554°N 60.994019°W / 14.009554; -60.994019 (Castries River)
37 Choc River [6] 14°02′19″N60°58′18″W / 14.038652°N 60.971711°W / 14.038652; -60.971711 (Choc River)
38 Bois d'Orange River 14°03′56″N60°57′59″W / 14.065454°N 60.966516°W / 14.065454; -60.966516 (Bois d'Orange River)

See also


Breen's list of major rivers in Saint Lucia in 1844 includes a Vide Bouteille River but there is no mention of this river in the current GeoNames database. There is a Vide Bouteille Point on the coast at 14°01′52″N60°58′45″W / 14.03119°N 60.979239°W / 14.03119; -60.979239 (Vide Bouteille Point) . [6] [3]

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