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.


Located in Central Belize, Heris Nature Park always welcomes local residents and visitors who are lodging in this part of Belize. Regardless of whether or not you are staying very close, you should consider stopping by to check it out. It's 3.2 miles northeast of Belmopan.

Nearby Restaurants

There are numerous dining options to select from in the neighborhood immediately near this wildlife reservation. The most frequented nearby eatery to Heris Nature Park is Tropical Restaurant, an ideal restaurant to dine at on your way to spending time at this wildlife reservation. Also within reach, you will encounter eateries such as Jia Kang Restaurant and Yummy's Restaurant where you and your group can eat some Chinese food and enjoy the Belize scene.

Nearby Attractions

Travelers who enjoy nature preserves, and are interested in visiting others, should consider going to 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 Heris Nature Park. Other nearby activities include Jaguar Paw Zipline, which is within driving distance in Central Belize. You might also consider making the trip to George Price Center for Peace and Development, which is another attraction close by.

Nature preserves are a great attraction to visit, but there's more to visit in Belize. The table below lists other attractions that are closest.

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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