The scenic Cabo Rojo site is an excellent example of a tombolo (tied island) with two sand spits. The landform resembles a large letter Y with a bar across the top enclosing a salt water lagoon. The site includes mangroves, beaches, reddish cliffs, xeric vegetation and seabird nesting habitat.
Year designated: 1980
Ownership: Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, Municipal
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