Jaragua National Park

Not just the largest protected area in the Dominican Republic, Jaragua National Park out-sizes all other nature reservation in the Caribbean. Established in 1983, the park protects the large wetland and mangroves that can be found in the area.

The area is known as a fantastic area for bird-watchers, as numerous waterfowl and migratory birds use the area as a home, feeding ground, and often a nesting area. The trails will take hikers around the park to see some of the locations.


Positioned in the Western side of the Dominican Republic, 6.0 miles west of Oviedo, Jaragua National Park welcomes local residents and tourists who are rooming in this section of the Dominican Republic. However, even if you aren't staying particularly close, you should feel free to stop by to check out the sights. It's 38.6 miles south west of Barahona.

Location: the Western side of the Dominican Republic, the Dominican Republic


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