Isabel de Torres National Park

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This popular attraction in Puerto Plata is normally just visited for the Cristo Redentor located at the top. However, the whole area surrounding the statue is a national park tasked with preserving the natural significance of the region.

Visitors to the site will find a variety of ways to explore the area. The two most popular are simply hiking through the forest and mountains, and taking a cable car up the mountain right to the statue. Both give a different kind of view and have their benefits.


Set in the vicinity of Puerto Plata, Isabel de Torres National Park happily welcomes local residents and visitors rooming in this area of the Western side of the Dominican Republic. Even if you aren't staying in the vicinity, you are free to stop by to check out the sights. It's 3.8 miles south of Puerto Plata.

Nearby Restaurants

Of course, one of the most exciting options while spending a few hours exploring the area is chowing down on food at a restaurant within traveling distance of the nature preserve. The most convenient eatery to Isabel de Torres National Park is Cariatides Bamboo Restaurant, which offers International fare. Also nearby, you'll have eateries including Green Jack Restaurant and Enzo's International Pizzeria where you and your companions may sample Italian dishes and enjoy the local foods and culture of the Dominican Republic.

Nearby Attractions

You'll find some additional places of interest nearby, including Cristo Redentor, which is two and a half miles away the vicinity of Puerto Plata. You might want to also consider checking out Teleferico Mountain Top, which is another attraction not far away.

Nature preserves are one type of attraction you can visit, but there's even more to see during your stay. The table below lists other attractions that are closest.

Attractions Near Isabel de Torres National Park
Attraction Type Distance Direction Location
Cristo Redentor Other Attraction 2.6 mi. (4.3 km) NW 2.7 mi. South West of Puerto Plata
Teleferico Mountain Top Other Attraction 2.6 mi. (4.2 km) NW 2.6 mi. South West of Puerto Plata
Yasika Adventures Other Attraction -- -- Playa Dorada
Monumento Hermanas Mirabal Other Attraction 2.9 mi. (3.0 km) NNE Costa Dorada
Carcel San Felipe Historic Site 2.9 mi. (1.8 km) N Puerto Plata
Parque de la Libertad -- 3.8 mi. (0.1 km) N Downtown Puerto Plata
Teleferico Puerto Plata Other Attraction 3.9 mi. (2.8 km) NNW Puerto Plata
Amber Museum Museum 4.0 mi. (0.9 km) N Downtown Puerto Plata

More Information


The park is open everyday of the week from 8:00am until sundown.

Location: Puerto Plata, the Dominican Republic


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