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Cabo Rojo National Wildlife Refuge

#222 of 586 things to do in Puerto Rico Features Animals
Puerto Rico
+1 787-851-7258
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This refuge is managed by the Dept of the Interior and they do an excellent job in maintaining it... read more

Reviewed 27 May 2017
Puerto Rico
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This is the third time my wife and I visited the wildlife refuge on our trips to Puerto Rico. His... read more

Reviewed 17 February 2017
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Located in the coastal plain of southwestern Puerto Rico, this area is classified as a subtropical dry forest and known for its fabulous birdwatching opportunities.
  • Excellent57%
  • Very good30%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible0%
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Reviewed 27 May 2017

This refuge is managed by the Dept of the Interior and they do an excellent job in maintaining it. Hats off to this dedicated staff! the infiormation center in very nice and they have several trails.

Thank josepsanjuan
Reviewed 17 February 2017 via mobile

This is the third time my wife and I visited the wildlife refuge on our trips to Puerto Rico. His time we walked the Lagoon Trail. We saw at least 13 types of birds and enjoyed the different plants in a dry forest. Bring water...More

Thank Milford_PaMooseman
Reviewed 27 July 2016 via mobile

I spent this weekend at Parador Combate Beach Resort in Cabo Rojo. It is adjacent to the Wildlife Refuge. One afternoon, I took a walk through this birds' santuary to observe the sunset near Combate Beach. It was gorgeous and threre were many other people...More

Thank TRM0510
Reviewed 30 March 2016 via mobile

We were able to take BEAUTIFUL BREATH TAKING pictures! It looks like a postcard!!!! Bring your walking shoes, lots of rocks but a nice walk. Very peaceful place to relax and reflect.

Thank Paula S
Reviewed 12 March 2016 via mobile

Off the beaten path of the normal roads. Totally worth driving down dirt roads and walking to the beach. You are able to walk to the lighthouse and the other side of the cove on the rock outcrop to get the best views. Get there...More

Thank William M
Reviewed 11 March 2016

The visitor center is well done, good visual displays, a terrific short wildlife movie featuring the profusion of bird life around there. The staff is friendly and helpful. Quite near the center's parking are the trailheads you can use to get exercise and see many...More

Thank DocDick
Reviewed 2 March 2016

We were given a friendly welcome by the staff and were offered a very interesting video on the wildlife of Cabo Rojo that was very useful at time of sight-seeing the surrounding areas.

Thank msanfer2016
Reviewed 9 February 2016

The shame of this place is that there is an uncapped landfill right next to the reserve - and plastic bags blown all over the landscape. We did see some beautiful birds and took one of the interpretive walks - albeit without a trail guide.

Thank bsa819
Reviewed 3 February 2016 via mobile

We arrived on a day the facility was closed, but we were in luck. A tour company had made special arrangements and they asked if we'd like to join their group for the informative information the staff was about to tell everyone. The staff was...More

Thank scubamdj
Reviewed 22 January 2016 via mobile

If you enjoy birding, this is a must see on your vacation. As with all birding, earlier in the day is better. The staff is welcoming, knowledgable, and very helpful.

Thank East_Coaster28970
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