Humacao Wildlife Refuge

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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.


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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.

Humacao Wildlife Refuge is located in the vicinity of Humacao, in Puerto Rico; it's to the east of Humacao.

Nearby Restaurants

And, one of the most exciting options while spending an afternoon exploring the area is sharing food at a restaurant within traveling distance of this nature preserve. The most proximate restaurant to Humacao Wildlife Refuge is Paseo Playero Restaurant, which has a menu full of Creole dishes. It's maybe about a short distance away from this wildlife reservation, so stop by and eat up! Subway Coconut Grove and El Limón are additional restaurant choices nearby. At El Limón you and your companions may eat some Mexican dishes and enjoy the Puerto Rico scene.

Nearby Attractions

There are a couple other places of interest nearby, including La Mina Falls, which is within taxi range away near Luquillo. You might want to also think about visiting Parque Felipe Diaz Torres, which is another attraction in the vicinity.

There are options for close-by activities so you won't run low on things to do. The following table contains a list of nearby attractions.

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.


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


(787) 852-6088


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