Ebano Verde Science Reserve

Photo Credit: © Alfonso Lomba CC BY

Used for much more than just hiking, the Ebano Verde Science Reserve is the spot of active research by the Dominican Republic to understand the native plants that can be found throughout the nation.

The reserve features over 600 species of plants and flowers, as well as nearly 100 different kinds of birds that all call this reserve home. Hikers who come to the area will be able to explore this population while walking down trails complete with information plaques and signs to help you learn about what you see.


Set in the Eastern side of the Dominican Republic, east of Angostura, Ebano Verde Science Reserve invites local residents and tourists who are rooming in this area of Hispaniola. Whether or not you are staying in the vicinity, you should consider stopping by to check it out. It is west-northwest of Bonao.

Nearby Restaurants

Of course, one of the most exciting possibilities while spending a few hours exploring the area is enjoying fare at a restaurant within traveling distance of the nature preserve. Aroma de la Montana, which has a menu full of Latin American fare, offers convenient access to this wildlife reservation. Also nearby, you and your companions will have options such as Vista del Mar and Nova & Son Centro de Llamadas y Internet letting you be picky as you choose between a variety of lunch and dinner possibilities.

Nearby Attractions

You'll find other activities nearby, including Saltos de Jima, which is within traveling range in the Eastern side of the Dominican Republic. Also, you might consider making the trip to Salto Jimenoa Uno, which is another attraction not far away.

If you're looking for other nearby attractions or activity options, you'll find the closest ones in the following table.

Attractions Near Ebano Verde Science Reserve
Attraction Type Distance Direction Location Island
Saltos de Jima GeoFeature 6.0 mi. (6.1 km) ESE 3.8 mi. Northwest of Bonao Hispaniola
Salto Jimenoa Uno GeoFeature 7.3 mi. (5.4 km) NW 3.3 mi. East-Southeast of Jarabacoa --
El Salto de Baiguate GeoFeature 8.0 mi. (3.9 km) NW 2.4 mi. Southeast of Jarabacoa --
El Homenaje de los Deportes Other Attraction 9.2 mi. (1.5 km) ESE Bonao Hispaniola

More Information


There is no cost of admission for those wanting to visit Ebano Verde Science Reserve.

Location: Highway 12, the Eastern side of the Dominican Republic, Hispaniola


(809) 565-1422


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