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.


Jaragua National Park is located 6.0 miles west of Oviedo, a hamlet in the Western side of the Dominican Republic; it is 38.6 miles to the south west of Barahona.

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


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