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Cabo Rojo , Puerto Rico
Street Hwy 301 Km 5.1
Ext 35
+1 787 851 7258
admission free
Opening hours
8am-4pm Mon-Fri
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Lonely Planet review

This refuge is about a mile north of the Hwy 3301 turnoff to El Combate. Its visitors center contains displays on local wildlife and wildlife management techniques. Outdoors you will find bird-watching trails among the ruins of an old farmstead in the Valle de Lajas (Lajas Valley). This area around the coastal plains and shores of Cabo Rojo is a major winter ground for migratory ducks, herons and songbirds, and more than 130 bird species have been sighted here. You can arrange guided hikes through the refuge at the Centro Interpretativos Las Salinas de Cabo Rojo.