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Address: El Yunque National Forest, Puerto Rico
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This short, memorable and popular walk is the best way to experience the...

This short, memorable and popular walk is the best way to experience the rainforest.

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Huge trees in the rainforest

The majestic trees are only in this particular rain forest. That's right only in 1 place on the planet. How can you pass that up

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 10 December 2016
Arloredrock
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Sedona, Arizona
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Sedona, Arizona
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2016 via mobile

The majestic trees are only in this particular rain forest. That's right only in 1 place on the planet. How can you pass that up

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 December 2016 via mobile

Worth the trip and the hike. Big Tree Trail was nice with informative trail info along the beginning of the trail. Could get a little slippery after a rain. La Mina waterfall was beautiful.

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Thank QueenOfTheRoad7
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2016

I can't say enough about how beautiful El Yunque National Forest is. The trees and plants are amazing! It's super cool to hike the mountain and watch as you go above the trees.

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London, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2016 via mobile

Of the two trails, this one is definitely easier. Still would rate as moderately difficult as it has multiple steep sections along the way although is paved the whole way. Best for hikers who can easily complete a hilly 30-minute hike one way. Excellent views along the way.

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Thank Lisa C
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2016 via mobile

Very nice trail but be very cautious with children it's slippery.The trail is about a mile long and will take you about 25 minutes to reach the best part where there is a waterfall.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 July 2016 via mobile

We're a mid 30s couple in probably the worst shape of our lives and we got to the falls in less than 30 minutes without issue and without needing snacks. It's definitely doable and not overly difficult. The falls are great but busy.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 July 2016

A wonderful nature experience - a must do if you are in PR, just consider a few tips.... - do NOT book a tour! - take a car and be there EARLY MORNINGS (there is no fee!) - after 11 am packed tourist tours ruin the whole experience - approach from the north, there is no way from the south... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 July 2016

Lots of tourists and i wish to catch a quiet day when i can feel more organic in this place. Never the less, it's a very unique place with scenic views all away to the ocean coast of Lucillo and Fajardo.

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Lubbock, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 July 2016

Big Tree is one of the paved trails that runs through El Yunque National Forest. There is adequate parking near the entrance to the trail. Once you get started, you feel like you are in another world. The scenery is beautiful and it is very serene. It is pretty quiet except for the occasional hikers who come equipped with a... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 July 2016 via mobile

Do this!! The scenery is beautiful - the hike is amazing and Then reward yourself with a refreshing swim in the pool of the waterfall.

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