Coronavirus (COVID-19) Notice
Although most refuge lands and outdoor spaces have remained open for the public to enjoy, we ask that you recreate responsibly.

  • Check alerts and local conditions on this website and call ahead for current information. Operations vary based on local public health conditions.
  • Consistent with CDC recommendations, all visitors (age 2 and older), who are fully vaccinated are required to wear a mask inside of federal buildings in areas of substantial or high community transmission.. All visitors who are not fully vaccinated must continue to wear masks indoors and in crowded outdoor spaces.
  • Most importantly, stay home if you feel sick and continue to watch for symptoms of COVID-19 and follow CDC guidance on how to protect yourself and others.


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    Celebrating 10 Years !

    Cabo Rojo NWR Salt Flats is celebrating 10 years of its special designation called Western Hemisphere Shorebird Reserve Network.

    Cabo Rojo NWR Salt Flats

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    Bilingual Newsletter

    The official 2018 Newsletter of the Caribbean Islands National Wildlife Refuge.

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    Síguenos en la página de Facebook del Refugio para mantenerse al día de los acontecimientos eventos, fotos, videos, y la vida silvestre.

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Current Conditions

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Due to the CoronaVirus Health Emergency, the Cabo Rojo NWR (including Las Salinas) Visitor Center and all other areas are CLOSED until further notice. Trails have reopened, see link below for details.

Learn the Details . . .

A Variety of Trails Available

We have a variety of hiking, biking and observation trails for you to experience. Please visit your refuge soon!

Hiking, Biking, Trail Maps and more


Bicycling at Cabo Rojo

Download our tearsheet for an overview of the refuge.

Cabo Rojo Tearsheet - 2014
Visitor Center Hours

Enjoy your Visit!

Cabo Rojo NWR Monday – Saturday, 9:00 a.m.- 4:00 p.m. | Cabo Rojo Salt Flats Interpretive Center Thursday – Sunday, 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Plan your Visit

About the Complex

Caribbean Islands National Wildlife Complex

Cabo Rojo National Wildlife Refuge is managed as part of the Caribbean Islands National Wildlife Complex.

Read more about the complex
About the NWRS

National Wildlife Refuge System


The National Wildlife Refuge System, within the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, manages a national network of lands and waters set aside to conserve America's fish, wildlife, and plants.

Learn more about the NWRS