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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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A nice little diversion hidden away and a beautiful hike

This is a great place to go with a family. Your kids will be worn out at the end. The swimming holes are perfect. The water is refreshing, clean, and chilly. Plenty of area to... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
650ark
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Cedar Rapids, Iowa
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Cedar Rapids, Iowa
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is a great place to go with a family. Your kids will be worn out at the end. The swimming holes are perfect. The water is refreshing, clean, and chilly. Plenty of area to swim. There's even a rope swing. You'll need a long "looped" branch to reach the rope. It was so nice to swim and swing in... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

After a long and tiring walk across that unique El Yunque tropical forst you can arrive to this natural waterfall. Take care with the sharp and slippery rocks. I recommend to put on a swim shoe especially for children. The water is really cold and freshen.

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Haifa, Israel
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The falls themselves are pretty average.... and when we got there, it was very crowded, which further reduces the appeal. However, the trail itself is beautiful and we enjoyed it a lot. We chose to start with the LaMina trail, which goes down from the parking lot (a lot of stairs). Took us almost 30 minutes, leisure pace. Climbing it... More 

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Do your research and head for Juan Diego Falls instead. La Mina is overcrowded, less scenic and requires a much longer hike to reach. Search for 'El Yunque's best kept secret'. The super short trail to Juan Diego Falls results in an uncrowded paradise where you can take a quick dip! The 12 foot tall or so falls isn't it;... More 

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nyc
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

The best !!!! Must do if you can make the hikes! Bring water and bathing suit. Can get crowded in afternoon.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

its a nice waterfall that you could see but you can,t go in but you could see it very close and you feel how refreshing it is

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Dayton, New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We took the 2 tours with Elegant Steering (booked through Costo Trvels). Fiirst day we visited old San Juan town and second day El Yuque forest. Our guide both days was Fransisco. He was very knowledgeable and friendly and we enjoyed both the days. I would recommend these 2 tours to everyone visiting PR. Both days it as a small... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

La Mina Falls is totally worth the hike through El Yunque. It's a popular stop, so be prepared to share the photo op with several of your closest friends. The rocks are slippery, but you have the option of climbing into the water and taking a picture in the falls. It's totally worth the hike and the wait.

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Bamako, Mali
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Excellent paved hike of medium intensity. Midway, there are different falls you can stop at for a breath, a photo and to splash your face. The main attraction in the middle of the hike, are the Mina Falls. Yet they are usually full of hikers of different ages, and definitely not the most peaceful stop in the hike.

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Elk Grove Village, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Please make sure that you follow the rules and don't leave garbage, many people don't and it really takes away from the beauty of the falls. It was very crowded when we went, there were several tour groups from the cruise ships. Wear a swimsuit under your clothes and prepare to hike out while wet.

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