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.


Located in the Eastern side of the Dominican Republic, east of Angostura, Ebano Verde Science Reserve happily welcomes vacationers lodging in this section of Hispaniola. Regardless of whether or not you're staying in this location, you should feel free to stop by to check it out. From this location, Bonao is to the east-southeast.

Nearby Restaurants

If you've worked up an appetite exploring the nature sanctuary, you're in luck, as you can find a broad selection of dining options within traveling distance. The most frequented nearby restaurant to Ebano Verde Science Reserve is Aroma de la Montana, which has a menu full of Latin American meals. Also within reach, you'll have restaurants including Vista del Mar and Nova & Son Centro de Llamadas y Internet so hopefully, at least one of these close by picks will delight the entire group.

Nearby Attractions

There are some additional places of interest nearby, including Saltos de Jima, which is within traveling distance in the Eastern side of the Dominican Republic. Also consider heading to Salto Jimenoa Uno, which is another attraction in the vicinity.

If a visit to the Ebano Verde Science Reserve isn't enough to keep you busy all afternoon, take a look at what is closest 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.


Highway 12, the Eastern side of the Dominican Republic, Dominican Republic


(809) 565-1422


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