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.


Bosque Estatal De Guánica can be found on the island of Puerto Rico, 4.8 miles south of Yauco; it is 2.2 miles to the east of Guánica.

Nearby Restaurants

After spending some time at the nature preserve you find your stomach stomach growling, there's any easy solution -- you can find an impressive array of food offerings in the general vicinity. The most frequented nearby eatery to Bosque Estatal De Guánica is Cafe Migdaly, an ideal locale to fill up at on your way to checking out Bosque Estatal De Guánica. Cana Gorda Cafe Tropical and Naz Cocktail are additional restaurant options close-by where you have the chance to give your taste buds a treat and enjoy the Puerto Rico scene.

Nearby Attractions

Vacationers that enjoy wildlife reservations, and are interested in visiting others, might consider seeing Cana Gorda State Park and La Parguera Nature Reserve; the first is a mile and a half to the south of this wildlife reservation. Other types of local attractions include Guanica Lighthouse, which is two miles away near Guánica. You might want to also consider visiting Estadio Osvaldo Gutierrez, which is another attraction nearby.

If a visit to the Bosque Estatal De Guánica isn't enough to keep you busy all afternoon, the most nearby attractions are in the following table.

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.

Location: Route 334, Puerto Rico


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