Puerto Rico

Cabo Rojo National Wildlife Refuge

Cabo Rojo National Wildlife Refuge Cabo Rojo NWR, on the southwestern side of Puerto Rico, was established in 1974 when 587 of land were obtained from the Cental Intelligence Agency as an upland buffer for the Cabo Rojo Salt Flats (a potential Western Hemisphere Shorebird reserve) and its ...

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Caribbean National Forest

The Caribbean National Forest, also known as, "El Yunque" National Forest of Puerto Rico is known as the only tropical rain forest in the U.S. National Forest System. Despite is relatively small size of 28,00 acres, the forest is important because it differs greatly from all the other ...

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Culebra National Wildlife Refuge

The refuge has diverse habitats including sub-tropical dry forests, mangroves, brush, grasslands and 22 small islands. The larger cays consist of sub-tropical dry forest habitats. The largest refuge seabird colony is on Peninsula Flamenco where 60,000 Sooty Terns nest. The Mt. Resaca Unit, on the main island ...

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Desecheo National Wildlife Refuge

Desecheo National Wildlife Refuge The island of Desecheo is located 14 miles west of Puerto Rico and is bounded by the Atlantic Ocean on the north and the Caribbean Sea on the south. The refuge encompasses the entire rugged island. From 1940 to 1952 the island ...

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Jobos Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve

The Jobos Bay Reserve is the second largest estuarine area in Puerto Rico. It encompasses a chain of 15 tear shape mangrove islets known as Cayos Caribe and the Mar Negro area in western Jobos Bay. The Cayos Caribe islets are fringed by coral reefs and seagrass beds, with ...

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Laguna Cartagena National Wildlife Refuge

Laguna Cartagena National Wildlife Refuge The present lagoon is a remnant of what was once a large open expanse of water and one of the most important freshwater habitats for migratin waterfowl and aquatic birds in Puerto Rico. Due to agricultural practices, about 90 percent of the ...

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Navassa Island National Wildlife Refuge

Largely a marine resource, this refuge is also home to four endemic lizard species. The refuge serves to preserve and protect coral reef ecosystems and the marine environment, to restore and enhance native wildlife and plants, and to provide opportunities for scientific research. ...

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Parque Nacional Boquerón

This national park was started in 1966. Here, you will find over 100 cabins and villas. These cabins come with amenities such as kitchens, stoves, and a balcony. Guests can enjoy the beauty and serenity of the area in the privacy of their own cabins or villas thanks to ...

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Parque Nacional Cavernas del Río Camuy

The region in which this park is situated is known as "karst country" a stretch of uneven terrain in the Northwest region caused by the erosion of some of the largest limestone in Puerto Rico. This park has long attracted visitors from all over the world because of it ...

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Parque Nacional Monte del Estado

In this park, you will find 24 cabins which come with hot water and a chimney. Guests can enjoy the beauty and serenity of the area in the privacy of their own cabins or villas thanks to designated quiet zones. In these areas, no electronic sounds can be heard ...

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Parque Nacional Punta Guilarte

In this park, guests have 28 cabins to choose from. These cabins come with amenities such as kitchens, stoves, and a balcony. Guests can enjoy the beauty and serenity of the area in the privacy of their own cabins or villas thanks to designated quiet zones. In these areas, ...

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Parque Nacional Punta Santiago

This Park, located in eastern Puerto Rico, boasts 36 cabin and 63 villas eqquipped with terraces, built in order for guests to enjoy the beautiful ocean-front views. These cabins come with amenities such as kitchens, stoves, and a balcony. Guests can enjoy the beauty and serenity of the area ...

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Parque Nacional Tres Hermanos

This National park boasts 32 cabins and 120 villas. The cabins come with amenities such as kitchens, stoves, and a balcony. Guests can enjoy the beauty and serenity of the area in the privacy of their own cabins or villas thanks to designated quiet zones. In these areas, no ...

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San Juan National Historic Site

An island on the periphery of the "New World" empire, Puerto Rico served as a Spanish fortress designed to protect Spain's American holdings. San Juan National Historic Site, includes forts, bastions, powder houses, wall and San Juan de la Cruz, defensive fortifications that once surrounded the old, colonial portion ...

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Vieques National Wildlife Refuge

The refuge contains several ecologically distinct habitats including; beaches, coastal lagoons, mangrove wetlands, and upland forested areas. Some of excellent examples of sub-tropical dry forest in the Caribbean can be found on refuge lands. The marine environment surrounding the refuge contains coral reefs and sea grass beds. ...

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