Botanical Garden of the University of Puerto Rico (El Jardín Botánico)

Rio Piedras
San Juan, 99 00924- Map It
(787) 767-1710

AAA Editor Notes

Botanical Garden of the University of Puerto Rico (El Jardín Botánico) is at jct. Hwy. 847 and Hwy. 1 at the entrance to Barrio Venezuela in Río Piedras. The 289-acre (117-hectare) garden of the University of Puerto Rico features native and tropical flora, including aquatic and herb gardens and areas devoted to heliconia, bamboo, orchids and palms. The Sculpture Garden features works of art by Leopoldo Maler, Carlos Guzmán and Rolando López Dirube. Guided tours are available.
Free.
Hours: Daily 6-6. Closed Jan. 1, Epiphany, Good Friday, Election Day, Thanksgiving and Christmas.