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La Mina Falls

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Address: El Yunque National Forest, Puerto Rico
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Be sure to leap into the cool waters at the base of this 35-foot cascade.

Be sure to leap into the cool waters at the base of this 35-foot cascade.

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perfect short rainforest experience

although the trail is a bit steep it is worth the effort. various parts of the trail has handrails. much of it has concrete path. parking is limited but you can park before or... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Palenville, New York, United States
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Because it is so easy to get to this spot, it is quite crowded. Probably worth a look as the falls are lovely, but no the highlight of El Yunque.

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Zurich, Switzerland
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The little hike is very nice with a well accessible small paved road (takes you about half an hour thorugh the forest). Unfortunately, we realized that there are too many people as soon as we came around the corner. you can swim in the water and the fall is beautiful indeed. However, I did not feel the urge to stay... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

although the trail is a bit steep it is worth the effort. various parts of the trail has handrails. much of it has concrete path. parking is limited but you can park before or after the parking lot and walk in the waterfall and cool swim at base of falls is the perfect experience. can hear lots of birds and... More 

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Lake City, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We hiked from the La Mina Falls parking lot. The hike is fully paved with a narrow concrete walkway. The hike is less than a mile and I would say that it is a moderate hike. The Falls were pretty but a little crowded. There is also a hike to the Falls from a little further up the road.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

La Mina Falls was the perfect place for a once in a lifetime swim! We make youtube videos and we really wanted some shots of the falls without tons of tourists. We went right at closing time (6pm) and had the falls all to ourselves! Mind you, this is a 30 minute hike so if you start the hike around... More 

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Columbus
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We hiked the 45 minute trail to the falls (out and back). There's a small parking lot and around 3pm only a few people were on the trail. It's a moderate hike for people in shape. Bugs didn't bother us but be sure to have hiking shoes or tennis shoes. Lots of people were swimming in the falls. Glad we... More 

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Virginia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The water is cool, but not cold and the photo opportunity is perfect. if you go early, you may even have the falls to yourself as we did (We arrived at 8:30). There were big crowds coming in as we left.

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Thank MNCFOX
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I got lost a little bit trying to find the trail. I followed the signs but it bend behind one of those picnic site. Follow the bridge and the narrow stone path. I went early, 8am and only a handful of people were there. You can also go above the waterfall or below the waterfall to relax. The water was... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Located at the end of the "Big Tree" and La Mina walks, go in one and out the other, it is an easy enough walk beside the cascading creek and cool even in the heat of the day. Good swimming hole at the base of the falls.

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Denver, Colorado
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We did the popular La Mina Falls hike. We suggest: 1. getting an early start if you want to minimize tour groups at the falls 2. wearing good walking shoes... tennis shoes, closed toe sport sandals, etc. 3. bringing water shoes and towel if you plan to get in the water 4. fresh water to drink and snacks as needed... More 

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