Coronavirus (COVID-19) Notice
Although most refuge lands and outdoor spaces have remained open for the public to enjoy, we encourage you to:

  • Check local conditions on this website and call ahead for current information
  • Follow current CDC safe practices by maintaining a safe distance between yourself and other groups
  • Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds
  • Avoid touching your eyes, nose and mouth
  • Cover your mouth and nose when you cough or sneeze
  • Most importantly, stay home if you feel sick


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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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  • Stay Connected

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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