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 exciting options while spending some time exploring the area could be enjoying a meal at a restaurant within traveling distance of the wildlife reservation. The most frequented nearby place to eat to Heris Nature Park is Tropical Restaurant, an ideal location to eat at before checking out Heris Nature Park. Also nearby, you'll come across options such as Jia Kang Restaurant and Yummy's Restaurant where you and your group might sample Chinese food and enjoy the local foods and culture of Belize.

Nearby Attractions

Travelers who like wildlife reservations, and would like to see others, should consider seeing 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 nature preserve. There are some other places of interest nearby, including Jaguar Paw Zipline, which is within driving range in Central Belize. You might also think about visiting George Price Center for Peace and Development, which is another attraction nearby.

There are options for close-by activities so you won't get bored. The attractions nearest to this particular outdoor site are listed 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.

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


(501) 832-2530




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