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Address: 00765, Puerto Rico
Phone Number: 787 741 2138
Description: Much of the land on this new wildlife reserve was once a naval bombing...
Much of the land on this new wildlife reserve was once a naval bombing range.
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A visit to the wildlife of Vieques

This national wildlife of Vieques is one of the most beautiful parts of the island. If you like the nature and wants to explore the wildlife, this is the place to be. Every year I... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 25, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

This national wildlife of Vieques is one of the most beautiful parts of the island. If you like the nature and wants to explore the wildlife, this is the place to be. Every year I visit my hometown of Vieques and visit this beautiful place. After the navy bases closed many years ago this place has become another national wildlife... More 

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Boone, North Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 165 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

If you like to go at it alone, this is your place. If you have a SUV getting around is easy. Take some time to get out and walk around. Bring water and snacks because there is no facilities for buying anything.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

There were waaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaay to many speed humps, we had to go so slow, and it took us forever to get there.

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Lititz, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

Best choice ever what power to go off reading into the wildlife. Very rough at times! Saw some lizards sand mongoose and many wild horses! Just beautiful beaches!

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East Hampton, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

Vieques, a land untouched by high rise hotels and beach front resorts. Let's hope it stays that way! You must visit the wildlife refuge! When you see all its beauty and beaches you will be dazed and confused about how the U.S. Navy could have used this wonderful land as a bombing range. That fact alone, makes one appreciate the... More 

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Cedar Falls, Iowa
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

Sad that we don't clean up the island and leave undetonated bombs all over . USA get it together and clean it up. sad

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Fish Creek, Wisconsin
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

The most beautiful beaches, great snorkeling and limited crowds. We went to several beaches within the refuge and it was beautiful from every view! La Chiva was the best, we saw a sting ray and a starfish just off the island.

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Fremont, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 229 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

Nice to know that this area is preserved. But from a tourist perspective, there were many other, more easily accessible beaches & near ocean areas. If you want total seclusion, you will find areas here, but otherwise, save the gas & drive.

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Los Angeles, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

we did not see much, but nice to know they have a protected area. there are a lot of beaches back in there

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

Loved the clear warm water and the powdery white sand. The place is well preserved and not many people around. Only drawback is there is no restroom at all and that can be very uncomfortable.

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Address: 00765, Puerto Rico
Phone Number: 787 741 2138
Location: Caribbean  >  Puerto Rico  >  Isla de Vieques

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