Bosque Estatal De Guánica

Photo Credit: © Ricardo Mangual CC

Designated by UNESCO as a World Biosphere Reserve, Bosque Estatal de Guanica is a popular destination for nature seeking tourist and those looking for the most pristine beaches on the island.

As a nature reserve, not much of the area is built up. As such, the activities tend to revolve around the beautiful beaches, hiking trips, and other nature sightseeing. Most trails will take you through the dry forest, a centerpiece of the park, and all are great for birdwatchers and those looking for some pristine punctures of Puerto Rico's natural side.


Located on the southwestern side of the island of Puerto Rico, 4.8 miles south of Yauco, Bosque Estatal De Guánica welcomes local customers and vacationers who are rooming on this part of the island. Whether or not you are staying nearby, you should consider stopping by to check out the sights. It's 2.2 miles east of Guánica.

Nearby Restaurants

Of course, one of the most exciting possibilities while spending an afternoon exploring the area is having fare at a restaurant within traveling distance of this nature preserve. The nearest eatery to Bosque Estatal De Guánica is Cafe Migdaly, a great eatery to have a bite to eat at on your way to checking out this nature preserve. Also within reach, you and your party will have options including Cana Gorda Cafe Tropical and Naz Cocktail so hopefully, at least one of these nearby choices will placate the whole entire gang.

Nearby Attractions

Visitors that enjoy wildlife reservations, and would like to see others, ought to think about Cana Gorda State Park and La Parguera Nature Reserve; the first and closest of which is a mile and a half to the south of this page's attraction. Other types of local activities include Guanica Lighthouse, which is two miles away near Guánica. You might want to also consider checking out Estadio Osvaldo Gutierrez, which is another attraction in the vicinity.

A wildlife reservation is one type of attraction you can visit, but there's more to visit in Puerto Rico. The table below lists other attractions that are closest.

Attractions Near Bosque Estatal De Guánica
Attraction Type Distance Direction Location
Guanica Lighthouse Other Attraction 2.2 mi. (2.1 km) WSW 1.3 mi. South of Guánica
Estadio Osvaldo Gutierrez -- 2.2 mi. (0.7 km) WNW Guánica
Parque Bomberos -- 2.5 mi. (0.7 km) W Guánica
Parque De Las Flores -- 3.6 mi. (2.3 km) W 1.5 mi. West of Guánica
Parque Arturo Lluveras -- 5.0 mi. (9.4 km) NNE Yauco
Parque Infantil Julio Rojas Reyes -- 6.7 mi. (13.4 km) NE 8.3 mi. East-Northeast of Guánica
Parque Angel Guifo Montalvo -- 9.5 mi. (8.7 km) NW Sabana Grande
Punta Papayo -- 10.2 mi. (2.1 km) W 1.3 mi. East of La Parguera

More Information


There is no admission for those looking to explore the nature reserve.


Route 334, Puerto Rico Puerto Rico


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