Protected Areas by Country

Protected Areas by Country or Territory within the Latin America and Caribbean Region

Protected areas — or conservation areas — are locations which receive protection because of their recognized natural, ecological or cultural values. There are several kinds of protected areas, which vary by level of protection:

  • Category Ia  — Strict Nature Reserve
  • Category Ib  — Wilderness Area
  • Category II   — National Park
  • Category III  — Natural Monument or Feature
  • Category IV  — Habitat/Species Management Area
  • Category V   — Protected Landscape/Seascape
  • Category VI  — Protected Area with sustainable use of natural resources

Conception Island National Park

Exuma Cays Land and Sea Park

Inagua National Park

Christoffel/Shete Boka Park

Curaçao Underwater Park

Cabrits National Park

Morne Diablotin National Park

Morne Trois Pitons National Park

Natural Parks

Cueva de las Maravillas National Park

Del Este National Park

Jaragua National Park

José Armando Bermúdez National Park

La Caleta Underwater National Park

Lago Enriquillo National Park

Los Haitises National Park

Monte Cristi National Park

Deux Mamelles National Park

Grand Bois National Park

Grande Colline National Park

La Visite National Park

Pic Macaya National Park

El Imposible National Park

Los Volcanes National Park

Montecristo National Park

El Boqueron Park

Indio Maiz Biological Reserve

Masaya National Park

Mombacho Cloud Forest Reserve

Zapatera National Park

Alberto de Agostini National Park

Alerce Andino National Park

Alerce Costero National Park

Archipiélago de Juan Fernández National Park

Bernardo O'Higgins National Park

Bosque de Fray Jorge National Park

Cabo de Hornos National Park

Chiloé National Park

Conguillío National Park

Corcovado National Park

Hornopirén National Park

Huerquehue National Park

Isla Guamblin National Park

Isla Magdalena National Park

La Campana National Park

Lago Peñuelas National Reserve

Laguna del Laja National Park

Laguna San Rafael National Park

Las Palmas de Cocalán National Park

Lauca National Park

Llanos de Challe National Park

Llullaillaco National Park

Los Flamencos National Reserve

Morro Moreno National Park

Nahuelbuta National Park

Nevado Tres Cruces National Park

Pali-Aike National Park

Pan de Azúcar National Park

Puyehue National Park

Queulat National Park

Radal Siete Tazas National Park

Rapa Nui National Park

Salar del Huasco National Park

Tolhuaca National Park

Torres del Paine National Park

Vicente Pérez Rosales National Park

Villarrica National Park

Volcán Isluga National Park

Yendegaia National Park

Cerro Cabrera - Timane Nature Reserve

Cerro Chovoreca Natural Monument

Cerro Sarambí National Park

Defensores del Chaco National Park

Estero Milagro National Park

Ganso National Park

Lagoon Inmakata National Park

Laguna Blanca Ecological Reserve

Médanos del Chaco National Park

Pozo Hondo Ecological Reserve

Riacho Yacaré Ecological Reserve

Río Negro National Park

Scientific Pirizal Reserve

Teniente Agripino Enciso National Park

Yacaré National Park