Natural Attractions in Yabucoa

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 time outdoors? You might be pleased to know the area has two different nature preserves nearby.

Humacao Wildlife Refuge is a popular nature preserve found 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 experience a few parks in and around Yabucoa .

The parks worth looking into are displayed in the following chart.

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

If you are seeking more attractions beyond what's offered in this category, you might want to look farther afield. Click on this link to check out our page about other interesting attractions for Yabucoa .


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