Humacao Wildlife Refuge

Photo Credit: © Geoff Gallice CC BY

Recently refurbished and renamed, the Humanco Wildlife Refuge is popular amongst birders.

Hiking and biking trails, picnic pavilions, sugar plantations ruins, and war bunkers are all present at the refuge.


Humacao Wildlife Refuge can be found in the vicinity of Humacao, in Puerto Rico; it is to the east of Humacao.

The Humacao Wildlife Refuge is located just south of Punto Santiago Beach on Route 3. The entrance is marked with a sign,and you can pull your car right in and park for free.

Nearby Restaurants

And, one of the most exciting options while spending some time exploring the area is chowing down on a dish at a restaurant within traveling distance of Humacao Wildlife Refuge. Paseo Playero Restaurant, which has a menu full of Creole meals, is also the closest restaurant to the nature preserve. The restaurant is just about a short distance away from the wildlife reservation, so stop in and eat up! Subway Coconut Grove and El Limón are some of the other nearby lunch and dinner possibilities. At El Limón you and your party can test out Mexican cuisine and experience the culture of Puerto Rico.

Nearby Attractions

There are some additional activities nearby, including La Mina Falls, which is within taxi range away near Luquillo. You might also think about visiting Parque Felipe Diaz Torres, which is another attraction close by.

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

Attractions Near Humacao Wildlife Refuge
Attraction Type Distance Direction Location
La Mina Falls GeoFeature 11.0 mi. (11.9 km) N 7.4 mi. South West of Luquillo
Parque Felipe Diaz Torres -- 11.5 mi. (11.1 km) NW Juncos
Parque De Valenciano -- 11.5 mi. (11.4 km) NW Juncos
Juan Diego Falls GeoFeature 11.9 mi. (9.3 km) N 5.8 mi. South West of Luquillo

More Information


The park is open every day of the week.


There is no fee to enter the reserve.

Location: Route 3 Km 74.3, the vicinity of Humacao, Puerto Rico


(787) 852-6088


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