Isla de Cabra – Goat Land

Isla de Cabra – Goat Land

Toa Baja, Puerto Rico

Parque Nacional Isla de Cabras
Parque Nacional Isla de Cabras

Isla de Cabras (Goat Island) recognized as the Isla de Cabras National Park is located in the West Bay area of San Juan and access is through Palo Seco in Toa Baja.

It is characterized by its tranquility, cool breezes and tropical landscape. This small island has a stunning view of the Morro Castle and the Bay of San Juan.

On the island you will find fortifications similar to El Morro but smaller such as the Leprocomio, Fort Amezquíta and El Fortín San Juan de la Cruz also known as El Cañuelo. These protected part of the bay and represents great historical bastions in Puerto Rico.

Among the recreational activities that can be done is swimming, kayaking, snorkeling, diving, cycling, walking on the beach, and fishing among other outdoor water sports, in addition to a playground for children. There are small booths to celebrate activities and Gazebos (picnic areas) for celebrations and larger activities, which can be rented. To enjoy the gazebos it is necessary to make reservations with the National Parks Company of Puerto Rico.

Attractions and Services:

  • Beach
  • Showers
  • Sanitary
  • Private security
  • Sailing in kayak
  • Green areas for activities
  • Recreational fishing
  • Diving area
  • Snorkling
  • Kid's play zone
  • Boat ramp
  • Gazebos and Activities Room
  • Vantage point
  • Food and refreshment concessions

Address and Map:

Physical address:
Parque Nacional Isla de Cabras
Calle Manuel Enrique
Carretera PR-870, Barrio Palo Seco
Toa Baja, Puerto Rico 00949

Schedule:

Office Hours: 8:00 a.m. a 4:30 p.m.

High season (May to August)
Monday to Sunday 8:30 a.m. at 6:00 p.m.
Low Season (September to April)
Wednesday to Sunday 8:30 a.m. at 5:00 p.m.

Rates:

Parking Fee:
  • Motorcycles $2.00
  • Cars $4.00
  • Buses $5.00
  • Raft for Recreational Boats $ 10.00

Places Nearby:

  • Fort San Juan de la Cruz
  • Leprocomio
  • Amezquíta Fort

Contacts:

  • Tel: (787) 788-0440
  • Fax: (787) 788-0440

Available for Rent:

Open Activities Room (Small)

  • This recreation area features 2 outdoor lounges of different sizes with a beautiful view of the sea. Second floor with ramp for handicapped. It includes electricity. $ 150.00 (deposit $ 75.00)

Open Activities Room (Large)

  • Large outdoor activities lounge with cement benches and a beautiful view of the San Felipe del Morro Castle. Located on the second floor with ramp for disabled. It includes electricity. $ 200.00 ($100.00 deposit)

Gazebos

  • At the edge of the sea and looking towards the San Felipe del Morro Castle and San Juan Bay, there are 15 gazebos with cement floors and an electrical connection. $ 30.00

Green areas

  • All around the park you can see spectacular scenery for taking photographs, films, weddings and birthdays. Rates start from $250.00 ($100.00 deposit), according to the type of activity and/or assembly.

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