Trails

Title:  Puerto Ferro Trail (East)

Open:  Year Round

Length: .29 mi

Loop Difficulty:  Easy

Location of Trail Head:  Puerto Ferro Peninsula

Description:  The Start of the trail is at the second parking lot of Puerto Ferro Peninsula.  This trail will take you the Historic Puerto Ferro Lighthouse.  There is a small trail to the Puerto Ferro Beach on the left side of the Lighthouse.

 

Title:  Puerto Mosquito National Natural Landmark National Natural Landmark
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Trail (East) -
(From Entrance Parking Lot)

Length:  2.5 mi total triangle hike

Loop difficulty:  Moderate

Location of Trail Head:  VNWR entrance parking lot

Description: Hiking Trail to Observation Platform with a view of the Puerto Mosquito National Natural Landmark, including the Puerto Mosquito Bioluminiscent Bay, and Puerto Ferro Bay, among others.

 

Title:  Playuela Trail (East)

Length:  .42 mi

Loop Difficulty:  Easy

Location of the Trail Head:  Parking lot at the entrance of Playuela Trail (18°06'48"N 65°24'52"W)    

Description:  This is an ecotone trail, between dry forest and mangrove forest. Habitat for warblers, ducks, shorebirds and bats. This trail will get you to Playuela Beach.

 

Title:  Cerro Playuela Trail (East)

Length: .95 mi

Loop Difficulty:  Moderate

Location of the Trail Head:  Parking lot at Cerro Playuela entrance (18°06'24"N 65°25'26"W)

Description:  This trail will take you uphill from the mangrove forest to a dry forest. From the top of the hill, you can go to Corcho Beach, to a south cliff with view of the Caribbean Sea and to Playuela Sandy Beach.

 

Title:  Tapon Trail (East)

Length:  .85 mi

Loop Difficulty: Moderate

Location of the Trail Head: Tapon Bay Parking Lot (18°06'38"N 65°24'35"W

Description: Habit for different bird species such as warblers and shore birds.  Excellent hiking trail through mangrove forest that connects you to Caracas Beach.

 

Title:  El Pobre Trail (West)

Length: .5 mi

Loop Difficulty:  Easy

Location of the Trail Head: Punta Arenas Main Road Entrance (18°07'09"N 65°33'20"W)

Description:  This trail will take you to a Mangrove forest where you can see endemic or migratory birds.  Ends at the Kianí Lagoon mouth entrance.

Caracas Beach Trail

Trail Length (mi)
0.27
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Cerro Caracas Trail

Trail Length (mi)
0.18
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Cerro Playuela Trail

Trail Length (mi)
1.02
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Los Pobres Trail

Trail Length (mi)
0.89
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Puerto Mosquito NNL Trail

Trail Length (mi)
0.65
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Punta Galinde Trail

Trail Length (mi)
0.25
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Tapon Bay Trail

Trail Length (mi)
0.81
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Berdiales Beach Trail

Puerto Ferro Trail (East)The Start of the trail is at the second parking lot of Puerto Ferro Peninsula.  This trail will take you the Historic Puerto Ferro Lighthouse.  There is a small trail to the Puerto Ferro Beach on the left side of the Lighthouse.
Trail Length (mi)
0.04
Trail Difficulty
Difficulty Meter / introductory
Easy
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Kiani Boardwalk

Trail Length (mi)
0.05
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Playuela Beach Trail

Trail Length (mi)
0.60
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Puerto Ferro Lighthouse Trail

Trail Length (mi)
0.33
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Puerto Mosquito NNL Observation Deck Trail

Trail Length (mi)
0.05
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