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  • Activities

    Bird Watching

    There are a number of bird species found in Puerto Rico, with 17 of them, including the Reina Mora, being endemic to the island. The rest are birds that have migrated to Puerto Rico for the winter or are stopping over on their way to their migration final destination. Puerto Rico is an excellent place to go birding because you may get a chance to see all 17 of these endemic birds on this ...

  • Wildlife

    Parrot

    The Puerto Rican Parrot (Amazona vittata), also known as the Puerto Rican Amazon, has been on the endangered list since 1967. Their numbers, both in the wild and in captivity are dangerously low. The Puerto Rican Parrot Recovery Program has been working tirelessly to raise awareness to the plight of this remarkable bird species. The program has been working together with the U.S. Forest ...

  • Activities

    Hiking Walking

    Puerto Rico is a country that has a vast variety of activities to offer visitors. One of the more popular activities in Puerto Rico is hiking. Hiking and walking in Puerto Rico is a popular choice since the landscape is breathtaking and inviting. There are so many hiking and walking destinations in Puerto Rico that often the only difficult aspect of this activity is deciding where to ...

  • Eastern Region

    Rio Grande

    Delectably rich in its natural heritage, Rio Grande is the ideal place to get away from it all. Vast areas of natural Greenland and long strips of pristine beach provide the setting for many enjoyable activities. The El Yunque or Caribbean National Forest is noted for being the only tropical rain forest in the United States Forest Service system. Apart from this magnificent natural wonder, ...

  • Porta Caribe (South)

    Patillas

    If you are looking for peace and tranquility in a stunning natural setting, Patillas is the place to go. Situated only one and a half hours away from San Juan, this natural beauty has more to offer than just oranges.

  • Beaches

    Cana Gorda

    The Caña Gorda Public Beach is a favorite among locals. Many Puerto Ricans own summer homes here and in the vacation months they can be seen enjoying the beautiful, quiet waters of the bay. House boats are a common sight in the emerald waters and you'll likely feel instantly at home on the warm coral beaches.

  • Activities

    Puerto Rico is a truly impressive island with many fine natural features, lovely towns and cities and a rich cultural heritage. Visitors to this friendly island, and the nearby smaller islands, can enjoy wonderful sightseeing tours exploring areas of historical and natural splendor. Puerto Rico's marvelous landscape is also ideal for numerous outdoor activities, some of which are listed below.

  • Reserves

    Humacao Natural Reserve

    The Humacao Nature Reserve is located on the southeastern coast of the island of Puerto Rico. This is just one of the many nature reserves in Puerto Rico that is know for its diverse and spectacular collection of approximately ninety bird species that have made their homes in this protected area. There are also a few families of monkeys that roam the reserve; contact with them is discouraged ...

  • Reserves

    Maricao Forest Reserve

    The Maricao Forest Reserve is situated in the western regions of Puerto Rico in the Cordillera Central mountain range. The Maricao Forest is one of a few forest nature reserves in Puerto Rico. It was acquisitioned in 1919, followed by Monte Guilarte in 1935 and Toro Negro in 1960. It has a great landscape that is diverse in flora due to the varied soil types found here and tree species. ...