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Tropical Agriculture Research Station

2200 P. a. Campos Ave 00680, Mayaguez, Puerto Rico
+1 787-831-3435
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Recovering from Hurricane Maria, Go Visit!

We were not sure this site would be open, but we located a very nice lady in the information office... read more

Reviewed 6 December 2017
travelhappy1177
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Raleigh, North Carolina
via mobile
What are those trees?

Great place to go to learn about tropical vegetation growing in Puerto Rico. The grounds are... read more

Reviewed 16 March 2017
newtoVillaPlayaMaria
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Adirondack, New York
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Offers self-guided tours through its tropical gardens.
  • Excellent66%
  • Very good32%
  • Average0%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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“fruit” (4 reviews)
“puerto rico” (5 reviews)
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2200 P. a. Campos Ave 00680, Mayaguez, Puerto Rico
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Reviewed 6 December 2017 via mobile

We were not sure this site would be open, but we located a very nice lady in the information office who talked to us about the recovery work going on around the grounds. We were able to tour part of the site, probably close to...More

1  Thank travelhappy1177
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Reviewed 16 March 2017

Great place to go to learn about tropical vegetation growing in Puerto Rico. The grounds are nicely laid out, and most pathways are shaded by beautiful trees. We were fascinated by the huge fruits visible on many trees. The only downside was that some of...More

Thank newtoVillaPlayaMaria
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Reviewed 26 July 2016

They give free tours, and you can see all kinds of tropical vegetation. You can also walk on your on. They have visitor's parking on premises, clean bathrooms.

Thank Xpol
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Reviewed 26 March 2016

All the plants are clearly labelled and it is a pleasant park to walk through. I would recommend going early in the day as it is HOT.

Thank Familyonthetown
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Reviewed 15 March 2016 via mobile

I am currently working with an agency based at the station. Great place for bird watching and flora identification. Easy to walk best in the morning. It rains almost every day after 1:00 PM.

1  Thank Luis S
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Reviewed 29 September 2015

its has hundreds of varieties of plants and trees ,great place for a walk and relax.try to g in the morning .afternoon the chance of rain is high

Thank Monserrate P
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Reviewed 20 August 2015

the place is well kept but not really sure the purpose of it. The building is inside of the university campus.

2  Thank Christian G
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Reviewed 30 July 2015

Old buildings build during the beginning of the 20th Century. The first Agriculture Research Station in Puerto Rico. landscapes must be seen

Thank Angel B M
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Reviewed 29 July 2015

For those who love plants this is a paradise. Beautiful, clean and with an extraordinary variety of crops environment.

Thank Gilberto R
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Reviewed 30 June 2015

Everyone visiting Mayaguez should come here. TARS has an excellent collection of plants, a variety of trees, and if you are lucky, they may share some ripe tropical fruit with you.

Thank Taras K O
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