Natural Attractions in Puerto Plata

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Nature Preserves and Hiking

Isabel de Torres National Park

Do you like being outdoors? You might be pleased to know the area has a popular nature preserve nearby.

Isabel de Torres National Park is a nature preserve located 3.8 mi. South of central Puerto Plata. This popular attraction in Puerto Plata is normally just visited for the Cristo Redentor located at the top. However, the whole area surrounding the statue is a national park tasked with preserving the natural significance of the region.

Nature Preserves and Hiking Near Puerto Plata
Name Type Location Island
Isabel de Torres National Park Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve 3.8 mi. South of Central Puerto Plata the Dominican Republic


Twenty-Seven Waterfalls of Damajagua

Although most tourists have heard about the beautiful water and coastline, that isn't the only way to enjoy the area's natural wonders. The one example is Twenty-Seven Waterfalls of Damajagua. It is located 10.1 mi. West-Southwest of central Puerto Plata. <p>These waterfalls are less a natural experience as much an extreme attraction. Gear up in a life jacket and helmet and climb, jump, and swim in these large collection of pools and falls.</p>


Visitors can also spend some time in one of the many parks in Puerto Plata.

The parks you'll be able to find are shown directly below.

Parks In Puerto Plata
Name Type Location
Liga Del Atlantico Park 1.1 mi. West of Downtown Puerto Plata
Park Gregorio Luperon Park Downtown Puerto Plata
Parque De La Restauracion Park Downtown Puerto Plata
Parque Regalado Park Downtown Puerto Plata
Parque San Felipe Park 0.7 mi. Northwest of Downtown Puerto Plata
Parque de la Libertad Park Downtown Puerto Plata

Land Formations

Another idea is to visit some of the more interesting area land formations. Other options like these in Puerto Plata can be seen in the following chart.

Land Formations In Puerto Plata
Name Type Location
Bahia de Puerto Plata Bay 0.9 mi. West-Northwest of Downtown Puerto Plata
Mount Isabel de Torres Mountain 2.6 mi. South West of Central Puerto Plata
Silver Bank Other Natural Formation 3.5 mi. Northeast of Central Puerto Plata

If you want to learn about more attractions beyond what's offered on this page, you should cast a wider net. Read this article about even more attractions if you want to find out additional specifics.


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