Natural Attractions in Yabucoa

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Set in a verdant valley that is surrounded by hills on three sides and the Caribbean Sea on the fourth, Yabucoa has all the makings of a great eco-tourist destination.  Intrepid travelers can strike out on their own for days of hiking and exploring sites that include parks, hills, coastal planes, and a nearby wildlife preserve. 

Nature Preserves and Hiking

Humacao Wildlife Refuge

Do you enjoy being outdoors? You may be pleased to know the area has two interesting nature preserves nearby.

Humacao Wildlife Refuge is a great nature preserve located 9.2 mi. Northeast of central Yabucoa . 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.

Nature Preserves and Hiking Near Yabucoa
Name Type Location Island
Humacao Wildlife Refuge Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve 9.2 mi. Northeast of Central Yabucoa Puerto Rico


Visitors can spend some time in a few parks in and around Yabucoa .

The parks worth considering are listed directly below.

Parks In and Around Yabucoa
Name Type Location
Cancha Ernesto Vaquez Diaz Park Patillas, 9.5 mi. West of Central Yabucoa
Parque Angelita Linda Park Patillas, 9.7 mi. West of Central Yabucoa
Parque Del Sol Park Patillas, 9.0 mi. West-Southwest of Central Yabucoa
Stadio Rosario Francisco Paoli Park Maunabo, 3.2 mi. South-Southwest of Central Yabucoa

Luckily, you can find other attraction types available too. For more information on other attractions for Yabucoa , see this page.


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