Natural Attractions in Boqueron

Most visitors head to Boqueron having heard tell of the gorgeous beaches, but there is an attraction that rivals this the sun and sand.  This town is also home to not one, but two nature preserves which tourists are welcome to tour and explore.  One is home to several species of endangered birds, while the other is one of seven state forests.  

Nature Preserves and Hiking

Cabo Rojo National Wildlife Refuge

Do you want to spend time out in the fresh air? You may be happy to learn the area has quite a number of nature preserves in and nearby.

Refugio De Aves De Boqueron is a great nature preserve found in Boqueron. In addition to bird-watching, more adventurous guests can grab a helmet and try out the mountain biking trails at the park that will have riders bouncing, banging, and twisting down winding trails. Some hiking trails are also available.

Adventurers wanting to locate a another great natural attraction will be interested in seeing opportunities like Cabo Rojo National Wildlife Refuge. During the winter months, visitors will be given a prime opportunity to spot the endangered yellow-shouldered blackbirds, the primary residence of the wildlife refuge. The site has stations built up specifically to offer good views of the animals, so you should catch a glimpse of something, even in the summer months.

Punta Pitahaya Nature Area: Part of the greater Boqueron State Forest (known locally as Bosque Estatal de Boqueron), the Punta Pitahaya is one of the prime spots in the state forest and the island to catch a close look at the wildlife and nature of Puerto Rico. With the quality of the nature experience and the relative ease of access, the Punta Pitahaya is a prime location for eco-tourist and nature lovers.

Be sure to look through the following chart if you want more information.

Nature Preserves and Hiking In and Around Boqueron
Name Type Location
Boqueron Wildlife Refuge Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve 7.1 mi. Southeast of Central Boqueron
Bosque Estatal De Boquerón Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve 6.5 mi. Southeast of Central Boqueron
Cabo Rojo National Wildlife Refuge Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve 3.5 mi. South of Central Boqueron
Punta Melones Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve 3.5 mi. South West of Central Boqueron
Punta Pitahaya Nature Area Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve 6.1 mi. South-Southeast of Central Boqueron
Refugio De Aves De Boqueron Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve 1.3 mi. South-Southeast of Central Boqueron

Parks

Travelers can spend some time in one of the many parks in and around Boqueron.

The parks you'll be able to find are displayed directly below.

Parks In and Around Boqueron
Name Type Location
Balneario Publico De Boqueron Park 1.2 mi. South of Central Boqueron
Cancha Arquelio Torres Ramirez Park 10.0 mi. East-Northeast of Central Boqueron
Centro Plaza Lajas Park 7.1 mi. East of Central Boqueron
Parque De Santo Domingo Park 9.4 mi. East-Northeast of Central Boqueron
Parque Herminio Ortiz Park 9.5 mi. East-Northeast of Central Boqueron
Punta Moja Casabe Park 4.1 mi. South West of Central Boqueron
Punta Papayo Park 10.0 mi. East-Southeast of Central Boqueron

Land Formations

Another idea is to visit some of the more popular area land formations. Other options like these in Boqueron are listed here:

Land Formations In Boqueron
Name Type Location
Bahia de Boqueron Bay 1.7 mi. West-Southwest of Central Boqueron
Boca Prieta Bay 2.6 mi. Northwest of Central Boqueron

Fortunately, you'll find other kinds attractions available. Follow this link to visit our page about other interesting attractions for Boqueron.

 

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