Built to honor a man who was a poet, journalist, and statesman, Parque Luis Muñoz Rivera is a great place to stop and get some fresh air on your way towards San Juan from Puerta de Tierra.
This park is well-kept and frequently landscaped, featuring wide walkways, shady trees, picnics, a kids playground, and other recreational spaces. This location is favored for local cultural celebrations, and enjoys views of the oceanfront and the Commonwealth Supreme Court.
Positioned on the outer parts of Mayagüez, a quarter mile east of downtown, Parque Luis Munoz Rivera welcomes local customers and travelers rooming in this part of the city or an adjacent neighborhood. But even if you aren't staying particularly close, you are free to drop by to enjoy a great time.
Of course, one of the most delightful options while spending a few hours exploring the area could be sharing fare at a restaurant within traveling distance of Parque Luis Munoz Rivera. The most frequented nearby eatery to Parque Luis Munoz Rivera is Little Caesar's Parque de los Proceres and Stoa's where you will be able to eat some Spanish food and enjoy the Puerto Rico scene., which offers Creole dishes. Also within a short distance, you and your party will have eateries such as
Travelers who enjoy outdoor parks, and are interested in visiting others, should check out Mayaguez Zoo, which is less than a mile away Mayagüez. You might also think about visiting , which is another attraction in the area.and ; the first of which is a half mile to the west of this park. There are other attractions nearby, including
Parks are nice for a few hours here and there, but there's plenty else to see during your stay. The table below lists other attractions that are closest.
|Mayaguez Zoo||--||0.9 mi. (2.2 km)||N||Mayagüez|
|Historic Site||1.4 mi. (0.8 km)||W||Mayagüez|
|Reserva Natural Laguna De Joyuda||--||6.0 mi. (8.7 km)||SSW||5.4 mi. South-Southwest of Mayagüez|
|Museo Historico de Las Piedras||Museum||11.0 mi. (1.9 km)||SSE||San German|
The park is open 24 hours a day, but it is recommended that you only visit during daylight hours.
While admission to the park itself is free, if you're hoping to park close to the green space it will cost you $3.20(USD).
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