Laguna Cartagena National Wildlife Refuge

Fish and Wildlife Service.

The Laguna Cartagena National Wildlife Refuge is a wetland fed primarily by rainfall runoff. Established in 1989, the refuge is one of the most important freshwater habitats for migrating and resident aquatic birds in Puerto Rico.

Establecido en el 1989 Laguna Cartagena es uno de los hábitats de agua dulce más importantes para las aves nativas y migratorias en el suroeste de Puerto Rico.

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From Cabo Rojo drive on Route 100 until the end, then turn left onto Route 101. At kilometer 12.2 on Route 101 turn right onto Hacienda Desengaэo. A pedestrian gate on the left side will provide the easiest entry.

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