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Indigenous Eyes Ecological Reserve

The Indigenous Eyes Ecological Reserve is categorized as a transitional subtropical forest due to the mixed vegetation and fauna of humid and dry zones of 600 hectares within the reserve there are more than 500 species of plants, 36% of which are endemic to the Republic. Dominican.

This wonderful place has been called the Indigenous Eyes Ecological Reserve, since nearby findings indicate that it was land inhabited by the indigenous people, the first inhabitants of the island, it should be noted that it is open from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. with Authorized Entrances only until 4:30 p.m.

Inside, you can see a wide variety of Flora and Fauna species, as well as 12 springs (lagoons) formed by the flowering of the Yauya underground river, due to the geological characteristics of the place. Most of these lagoons have been named after words used by the Taínos, the first settlers of the island and extinct during the conquest and colonization by the Europeans.

In these springs you can see Tilapia (carried by man), shrimp and hicoteas (Freshwater Turtles), it is an ecological paradise full of wonders and unique attractions with the best protected purity in the Caribbean.

The Park is the perfect place for hiking. It has about three kilometers of paths in the jungle covered with a soft carpet of leaves. During the walk you will be able to appreciate a large number of lizards and birds typical of the area.

It is estimated that the reserve is home to more than 500 species of plants and the fascinating natural beauty of the place will amaze you at every step, the journey you will have will be one of the best experiences of your lives and the love of nature will increase significantly.

In addition to walking the trails and diving into the lagoons, you can also learn about the natural and cultural history of the island through various exhibitions and visit a farm with domestic animals.

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