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 want to spend part of your vacation under the open sky? You may be pleased to know the area has two different nature preserves nearby.

Humacao Wildlife Refuge is a nature preserve located 9.2 mi. Northeast of central Yabucoa . Hiking and biking trails, picnic pavilions, sugar plantations ruins, and war bunkers are all present at the refuge.

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 experience a few parks in and around Yabucoa .

The parks available are provided in the chart 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

Bear in mind, you'll find other kinds attractions available. To read our complete page about other attractions, check out this page.


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