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 is three miles (five kilometers) to the northeast of Belmopan.

Nearby Restaurants

The wildlife reservation is well located for tourists hoping to find a solid selection of culinary choices. Formosa, which offers International dishes, is very close-by, making it a great option for nature preserve visitors. Also within reach, you'll encounter options including DelNorte Cevicheria and Peppers Pizza where you can try out Italian meals and enjoy the local foods and culture of Belize.

Nearby Attractions

Active travelers that enjoy wildlife reservations, and are interested in visiting others, might check out St. Herman's Blue Hole National Park and Monkey Bay National Park; the first of which is nine and a half miles to the south-southeast of this wildlife reservation. There are at least one or two additional attractions nearby, including Jaguar Paw Zipline, which is within driving distance in Central Belize. You might also want to consider heading over to George Price Center for Peace and Development, which is another attraction in the vicinity.

Being able to choose from some other activities will ensure you won't get bored. The following table contains a list of attractions nearby.

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.

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


(501) 832-2530






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