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Still closed to public December 2018

The falls paths were still closed to the public when we were there 12/9/18. The park is 65% open... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
KzooTripsMom
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Kalamazoo, Michigan
A must see!

Exploring the rainforest was a beautiful sight on its own but the reward of seeing and swimming in... read more

Reviewed 23 August 2018
helymo
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Taylor Mill, Kentucky
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Be sure to leap into the cool waters at the base of this 35-foot cascade.
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The falls paths were still closed to the public when we were there 12/9/18. The park is 65% open, but La Mina Falls are not yet (due to hurricane in 2017)

Date of experience: December 2018
4  Thank KzooTripsMom
Reviewed 23 August 2018

Exploring the rainforest was a beautiful sight on its own but the reward of seeing and swimming in La Mina was amazing! Definitely wear water shoes and get in the water!

Date of experience: September 2017
3  Thank helymo
Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

la Mina falls are gorgeous but way too many people swam in them so my friends and I opted to swim somewhere else

Date of experience: July 2018
2  Thank MullerMaPhillip
Reviewed 15 June 2018 via mobile

It's the simple things sometimes. The children and othe s playing on the rocks, the sound of the water falling down, the inner quite of the observer. Nothing exceptionally spectacular about serinity; peace. Simplicity.

Date of experience: June 2018
2  Thank Paul B
Reviewed 1 May 2018 via mobile

I went to El Yunque with some friends on April 29, 2018 and La Mina Falls are currently closed because the road is washed out. The only falls that are open include La Coca. Angelito trail is the only open trail as well. I tried...More

Date of experience: April 2018
5  Thank nrw38
Reviewed 10 April 2018

All the water in the waterfall is from the rain that falls in the rain forest. This was a beautiful stop and we spent 30 minutes there - we could have spent more time.

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank Judi O
Reviewed 30 March 2018

We liked to stand and watch the waterfall as it is very beautiful and relaxing. The sounds in the forest are awesome.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank PDKJ
Reviewed 4 March 2018

The most exciting waterfalls in the Rainforest! Just about 45 minutes fairly easy hike to the falls. Take a swim in the "Cool Pool" at the base of the falls and amazing sights all along the trail.

Date of experience: September 2017
4  Thank chris m
Reviewed 3 January 2018

Best to go during the week as weekend tends to get busy. Wear shorts to get in to the water and water shoes if you have them. Plenty to see and well worth the time to cool off in the rain fed waterfall.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Masonsvacation
Reviewed 6 October 2017

La Mina Falls is one of the most visited spots in El Yunque Rain Forest. You'll notice that the parking lot will fill up really fast - but don't be worried, there are lots of places to park along the side of the road. I...More

Date of experience: January 2017
1  Thank JoshtheTravelG
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OldOkie
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Response from Josh N |
We tried to go yeaterday and it was clised but the ranger informed us we could go to the puente roto or angelito trail and take a short hike up to la mina falls so we did and it wasnt super crowded because the road going... More
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