USDA-ARS Tropical Agriculture Research Station or TARS is an USDA-ARS agricultural research center with well known botanical garden in the city of Mayagüez, in Puerto Rico. Maricao, in Puerto Rico. Its code of international recognition as a botanical institution, as well as the initials of its herbarium is MAYAG.To visit Tropical Agriculture Research Station on your trip to Mayaguez, use our Mayaguez online trip builder.
Tropical Agriculture Research Station reviews
Lots of labeled trees, bushes, etc. Great walking guided tour--get a map from room 204 of the office first (you are required to register). Free. A plant lover's paradise. We saw lots of plants... more »
We stopped for a short visit during a quick trip around the island. The staff were friendly. The tour is self-guided so you go at your own pace and learn as much as you are willing to read. So... more »
Very pleasant place to walk around and see exotic fruits. Just check in with the information desk and they'll give you a map. I'm sure they lost some trees during Maria, but it no longer looks hurricane-damaged at all.
Very nice plants.
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