Reserva Natural Cabezas de San Juan, Fajardo

#4 of 7 in Parks in Fajardo
Nature / Park · Wildlife Area
Reserva Natural Cabezas de San Juan showcases seven different ecosystems--a bay, a rainforest, a dry forest, beaches, lagoons, coral reefs, and mangroves. The reserve features rare flora and is home to big iguanas, fiddler crabs, and all kinds of exotic birds. Take a walking tour of trails and boardwalks that lead through the park with bilingual guides. To get through the dry forest section, you'll need to board a tram. The reserve also offers bike and birding tours, as well as a night kayak tour, which provides a spectacle of green-glowing bioluminescent microorganisms. Visit the information center inside Puerto Rico's oldest lighthouse that's topped by a Spanish colonial tower. Climb to the observation deck for the views of the peninsula's steep, craggy cliffs. A visit to Reserva Natural Cabezas de San Juan represents just the start of the adventure when you use our Fajardo road trip tool to plot your vacation.
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  • We called a number in the guide book to see if we could get a tour or visit and after the 3rd call were finally able to leave a message but we never got a call back.  more »
  • We signed up for a "Boardwalk tour of bioluminescence." Leg issues prevent us from getting in and out of kayaks, so we signed up for this tour. You meet at the reserve headquarters, see a beautiful...  more »
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  • Great views of the islands, Culebra, Vieques, Palominos, Icacos. Historical lighthouse in repair, but can still enter.
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