Heris Nature Park

With over sixty different species of bird, over 350 species of plants, and plenty of amenities, Heris Nature Park offers a balance between pure nature and tourism friendly services. Whether you want to walk the nature trails, shop for flowers, or plan a wedding, the park will have something for you to partake in.

Heris Nature Park has several attractions that guests can visit, including multiple hiking trails, forested areas, gardens, nurseries, and gift shops.


Heris Nature Park is located in Central Belize, in Belize; it's 3.2 miles to the northeast of Belmopan.

Nearby Restaurants

And, one of the most delightful options while spending an afternoon exploring the area could be eating fare at a restaurant within traveling distance of Heris Nature Park. Tropical Restaurant is an ideal eatery to fill up at on your way to visiting this wildlife reservation, and offers quick access to it. Also close-by, you and your companions will find options like Jia Kang Restaurant and Yummy's Restaurant where you might eat some Chinese meals and enjoy the local foods and culture of Belize.

Nearby Attractions

Vacationers that enjoy nature preserves, and would like to see others, might consider seeing St. Herman's Blue Hole National Park and Monkey Bay National Park; the first is nine and a half miles to the south-southeast of this page's attraction. There are some other activities in the area, including Jaguar Paw Zipline, which is within driving range in Central Belize. Also consider heading to George Price Center for Peace and Development, which is another attraction close by.

With a selection of nearby activities, you'll never run out of things to do. Attractions close-by can be found in the following table.

Attractions Near Heris Nature Park
Attraction Type Distance Direction Location
Jaguar Paw Zipline Other Attraction 2.3 mi. (3.3 km) W 2.1 mi. North of Belmopan
George Price Center for Peace and Development Museum 2.8 mi. (0.9 km) SW Belmopan
Belize Archaeology Museum Museum 3.4 mi. (0.3 km) SW Belmopan
Guanacaste National Park -- 3.8 mi. (2.5 km) W 1.6 mi. Northwest of Belmopan
Blue Hole Cave GeoFeature 9.0 mi. (14.2 km) SSE 8.8 mi. Southeast of Belmopan
Blue Hole National Park -- 9.4 mi. (15.2 km) SSE 9.4 mi. Southeast of Belmopan
Crystal Cave GeoFeature 9.4 mi. (15.1 km) SSE 9.4 mi. Southeast of Belmopan
Chumpiate Maya Cave GeoFeature -- -- 10.1 mi. Southeast of Belmopan

More Information


The park is open Monday through Friday from 8:00am to 5:00pm and Saturday from 9:00am to 4:00pm. The park is closed on Sunday.


General Admission into Heris Nature Park is $5.00. Teenagers between twelve and sixteen, as well as senior citizens are $2.50, and children under twelve are free.


43 1/2 Miles Western Highway, Central Belize, Belize


(501) 832-2530




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