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Address: P.O. Box 1527, 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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Off-roading very rough at times. Rented a Jeep Wranglar

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!

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 3, 2015
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Lititz, Pennsylvania
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Lititz, Pennsylvania
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8 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

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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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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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 18 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 226 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 34 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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Chandigarh
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 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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Austin, Texas, USA
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

The refuge is really a treasure. Care is being taken to protect this beautiful place and it will be there for generations to come. The variety of vegetation is delightful to see and I look forward to returning.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

Lots of area to cover, some roads are in really bad shape. I know everyone says that, but it is true. But worth making the effort. We explored the whole refuge. Take bug spray and some water. Make sure you read signs correctly and are out by closing time!

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Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

There are so many beaches on Vieques that it's impossible to do justice to them all. But we wanted to see what our federal tax dollars were doing at work on Vieques. Happy to report they seem well spent. The roads at the Refuge are paved and the facilities once you get to the beaches are on par with what... More 

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Address: Address: P.O. Box 1527, 00765, Puerto Rico
Phone Number: 787 741 2138
Location: Caribbean  >  Puerto Rico  >  Isla de Vieques

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