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Vieques National Wildlife Refuge

Address: P.O. Box 1527, 00765, Puerto Rico
Phone Number: 787 741 2138
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Type: Nature/ Wildlife Areas, Nature & Parks
Owner description: Much of the land on this new wildlife reserve was once a naval bombing range.
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Type: Nature/ Wildlife Areas, Nature & Parks
Owner description: Much of the land on this new wildlife reserve was once a naval bombing range.
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Spencer, Massachusetts
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33 reviews 33 reviews
16 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

Most of the island is the Wildlife refuge. I would suggest renting a car and exploring new places. Beautiful Place.

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Dexter, Missouri
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35 reviews 35 reviews
11 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

Most of Vieques consists of this refuge. Flora, fauna and beaches of unsurpassed beauty create an resource of unlimited value for Vieques ! Rent a jeep, experience the rough terrain and bumpy roads. Can't beat the experience ! B&B

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Wilmington, North Carolina
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8 reviews 8 reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

Dont miss this while in Vieques! Well worth the rough road. its so beautiful! The beach at the end is perfect for snorkeling

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Vieques, null, Puerto Rico
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13 reviews 13 reviews
11 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

If you like horses, and beaches and rain forest this is a wonderful place to come. My family came and spent the summer and we enjoyed each day we were here.

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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14 reviews 14 reviews
11 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

Wild horses. Thick, abundant, tropical foliage everywhere. Untouched landscapes. Pristine beaches. You'll just want to stare at it for hours.

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New York City, New York
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28 reviews 28 reviews
9 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

Worth the bumpy, rocky drive. Really beautiful and peaceful. Bring bug spray for the walk in. There is nothing around by crystal clear water!!

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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

If you can't find the beauty of the Refuge then you are blind to mother natures ability to blow your mind by taking you to a true island paradise. It is a bumpy ride to west end of Vieques but well worth the visit. This is not a drive out and see beach it is a stay and snorkel beach.... More 

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Orlando, Florida
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

The wildlife refuge has many amazing beaches to chose from. You drive down sandy rocky roads in an area that seems like there can't possibly be any beaches. Then, once you park and peek through the brush, you see the most beautiful beaches! Caracas Beach was our favorite but all of the beaches were beautiful.

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Minnetonka, Minnesota
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16 reviews 16 reviews
6 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2014

...and well maintained. I hope they continue to keep the beaches pristine and clean. The refuge is a gem!

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Boston, MA
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31 reviews 31 reviews
7 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2014

If you have a car the best beaches are found in here. The road is a bit rough in places so having a jeep is useful although driving in a car slowly is fine. Places you cannot walk and are blocked off for safety as could be old live ammunition from military use years back.

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