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The El Yunque Rain Forest

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Address: Carolina, Puerto Rico | 65664556, El Yunque National Forest 00979, Puerto Rico
Phone Number: +1 787-888-1880
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Sun - Sat 07:30 - 18:00
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Fee: No
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Covering 28,000 acres, and receiving more than 200 inches of rain per year,...

Covering 28,000 acres, and receiving more than 200 inches of rain per year, El Yunque National Forest is the only tropical rain forest in the US Forest System. Noted for its biodiversity, the forest is home to more than 400 different plant species. It has more than a dozen maintained trails for hiking, picnic pavilions, stone towers, rivers, waterfalls, and an interpretive visitors' center.

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Wonderful Hike with Beautiful Views

My husband and I hikes in El Yunque this last November. There are great paths to follow and amazing views. We were able to take many wonderful pictures. The hike can be more... read more

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My husband and I hikes in El Yunque this last November. There are great paths to follow and amazing views. We were able to take many wonderful pictures. The hike can be more difficult for some individuals and make sure to have good walking shoes. Lots of waterfalls, birds, insects, and foliage to enjoy. This is a must do when... More 

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Ballwin, Missouri
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We took a Natural Wonders tour with our guide Yamile. The Rain Forest is so beautiful and peaceful. We visited 3 waterfalls and were able to walk behind one of the highest waterfalls after hiking up the mountain. Loved it. Since San Juan had been receiving lots of rain, some of the flows were muddy but still a treat to... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Our group enjoyed a view nice drive through this rain forest. The curvy roads required us to drive slowly and carefully but that was fine with us. We wanted to see the rain forest without having to speed through it. We climbed up the Yokahu Tower and then later hiked down to Mina Falls (the falls were very busy with... More 

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Grand County, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My family and I (ages 7 - 55) had a blast! It's a must do. Go to the waterfalls and swim. We made leaf hats and took awesome photos. The flora and fauna are fantastic. We had a great time.

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Lehigh Acres, Florida, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We had a rental park so we did not pay for a trip. It is a National Park so if you have a US National Parks Card it will work here and save you the entrance fee. We arrived a few minutes before the park opened up. There is a film you can watch at the visitors center, however we... More 

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We did not stay very long here but we will be going back. The things we did see were very breath taking.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

The rainforest was really beautiful! Unadulterated nature with an endless water supply! Leaves that you can use as umbrellas and trees that appear to be "walking" with their roots! It was a must see if you visit Puerto Rico and you don't need a guided tour! We picked some trails we wanted to follow and parked at the appropriate trail... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

If you travel to PR, please visit El Yunque. No need to pay big bucks to admire it. All you need is a car! The drive itself is an adventure. You can stop at one of many food/shops and get a typical puertorican fritter or an affordable souvenir. You can even take some selfies. We stopped at the center watched... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Apparently this is the only rain forrest in North America. It's beautiful and relaxing. Many trails to various falls and the peak. Skip a guide and drive pass the visitor center to avoid a fee.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Walked Big Tree Trail through forest to La Mina waterfall. Hike can be strenuous if not in shape. Takes about 30 minutes each way. Also climbed Yokahu tower to see view.

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