Puerto Rico  ⎮ Guanica Puerto RicoGuánica State Forest & Biosphere Reserve

Guanica State Forest / Bosque Estatal de Guanica - Puerto Rico

Go Snorkeling in Guanica

The crown jewel of Guanica is The Guánica State Forest & Biosphere Reserve, often named the best example of a dry forest in the world.  Also known as the Guanica Dry Forest, in 1981 it was declared a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve.  At the Guanica State Forest, you can spend days hiking the numerous trails leading to breathtakingly scenic places, and secluded beaches surrounded by the largest population of birds on the island.

Guanica State Forest / Bosque Estatal de Guanica - Puerto Rico

The Guánica State Forest is a subtropical dry forest located in southwest Puerto Rico with a number of hiking trails through the forest and along the coastline where you can observe birds, and interesting dry flora specimens unique to this forest.  The area was designated as a forest reserve in 1919 and a United Nations Biosphere Reserve in 1981.

Ranger station will be happy to give you maps and suggestions to explore the forest.  Drive to Guanica State Forest is about 45 minutes from Ponce.

Top Rated Tours on the West Region

Puerto Rico

Map - Guánica State Forest & Biosphere Reserve

Guanica, Puerto Rico

Puerto Rico  ⎮ Guanica Puerto RicoGuánica State Forest & Biosphere Reserve