The Jurassic Park Baconao is located in the National Park of the same name that covers a wide region located approximately 20 kilometers from the city of Santiago de Cuba, its total area is 84,600 hectares. In 1987, it was declared a World Biosphere Reserve by UNESCO. It is one of the tourist destinations most visited by national and foreign tourists. It owns a diversity of attractions, from the Prado of the Sculptures, the Valley of the Prehistory and the Dolphinarium.
Valley of Prehistory is made up of dozens of life-sized stone dinosaurs. It was inaugurated in the 1980s and has more than 200 large sculptures representing dinosaurs, mammoths and other species that populated the earth millions of years in size.
The name Baconao comes from a local legend of an indigenous child who lived in southern Cuba during the Pre-Columbian era.