Parque Nacional Valle Nuevo

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This largely undeveloped protected area is perfect for hikers and wildlife viewers looking to explore an area that is as natural as you can get, while still having a good chance to see some wildlife.

The Parque Nacional Valle Nueve is an important nature conservation site on the island, with hundreds of species of bird, including parrots and woodpeckers using the area as a home. The primitive trails on the site will allow hikers to search for the birds, as well as appreciate the varied plant life.


Set in the Western side of the Dominican Republic, 9.3 miles northeast of Guayabal, Parque Nacional Valle Nuevo invites residents and tourists lodging in this section of the Dominican Republic. Regardless of whether or not you are staying in the vicinity, you should consider dropping by to enjoy a great time. Jarabacoa is 20 miles (32 and a half kilometers) to the north.

Nearby Restaurants

If your belly starts rumbling during your trip to Parque Nacional Valle Nuevo, think about getting a bite to eat at one of the eateries near the preserve. Antojitos D' Lauren, which has a menu full of Italian meals, is also the most convenient option for visitors of this nature preserve. It is just around four and a half miles away, so check it out and enjoy a meal. Restaurant Aguas Blancas and Esquisiteces Dilenia are a couple other restaurant choices nearby. At Esquisiteces Dilenia you and your group will want to test out Latin American dishes and experience the Dominican Republic culture.

Nearby Attractions

There are some additional attractions nearby, including Monumento a Francisco Caamano Deno, which is within traveling distance in the Western side of the Dominican Republic. Also, you might consider visiting Aguas Blancas Waterfall, which is another attraction not far away.

With the choice of exciting activities nearby, you'll never get bored. The following table contains a list of attractions nearby.

Attractions Near Parque Nacional Valle Nuevo
Attraction Type Distance Direction Location
Monumento a Francisco Caamano Deno Other Attraction -- -- 19.9 mi. West-Southwest of Bonao
Aguas Blancas Waterfall GeoFeature 3.6 mi. (30.1 km) E 18.7 mi. West-Southwest of Bonao
Parque Central Constanza -- 4.6 mi. (26.1 km) N Constanza

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


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