Tourism October 20, 2021 | 10:26 am

Dominican Republic has a new National Park

Santo Domingo.- President Luis Abinader, issued Decree 659-22 on Tuesday, which creates Loma Los Siete Picos National Park, under category II of the International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN ).

The park borders Sierra de Yamasá, Santo Domingo, Monte Plata, San Cristóbal and Monseñor Noel provinces.

The decree seeks to protect the entire ecosystem, the nascent water sources that guarantee the water supply to 48% of the Dominican population, and the biological and landscape diversity of the surroundings of Los Siete Picos.

The boundaries of the park were defined with the coordinate system of the Transversal Mercator Unit (UTM). The new park has an area of approximately 100 square miles (154.54 square kilometers).

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October 20, 2021 1:13 pm

Buy the land around playa rincon and playa fronton all that needs to be a national park. It’s one of the last great frontiers in DR and the resorts already have their eye on them.

Samuel P Speed Sr
October 20, 2021 9:23 pm


October 20, 2021 9:55 pm

Waterfronts must be highly protected and intensive and constant improvement mesures carried out.

Nelson charles
October 21, 2021 5:27 pm

What a great initiative.

Dr finest
October 22, 2021 6:52 am

I might go there and buy a piece of land I have a nice piece of land in montecristi gonna start building maybe in 2 years am to broke now ;(