List of National Natural Landmarks in Puerto Rico

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From List of National Natural Landmarks, these are the National Natural Landmarks in Puerto Rico. There are 5 in total.[1]

Name Image Date Location Municipality Ownership Description
1 Baño de Oro Natural Area 1980 federal The only contiguous area in Puerto Rico that contains subtropical wet forest, rain forest, dwarf forest, and Pterocarpus. Part of El Yunque National Forest.
2 Cabo Rojo Playa Sucia- Cabo Rojo, Puerto Rico.jpg 1980 Cabo Rojo territorial An excellent example of a tombolo with two sand spits.
3 Mona and Monito Islands Mona Island cave no.3.jpg 1975 Mayagüez territorial Caves on these islands are some of the most extensive flank margin caves in the world.
4 Puerto Mosquito Mosquito bay, Bioluminescent bay, Vieques - panoramio (3).jpg 1980 Vieques territorial Considered the best example of a bioluminescent bay in the United States.
5 Río Abajo State Forest Puerto Rican parrot.jpg 1980 territorial An excellent example of karst topography with numerous sinkholes and well-developed tower karst.


  1. ^ "National Registry of Natural Landmarks". National Park Service.