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Address: HC-01, Box 13490 | Rio Grande, 00745-9625, Puerto Rico
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Only National rainforest

Hiked to the top of Mt. Briton and Mt. Yunque. Views were great. Rainforest was lush with tropical vegetation (of course). Endemic yellow heliconia was in bloom. Many... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 30, 2015
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Merida, Mexico

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Merida, Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015

Hiked to the top of Mt. Briton and Mt. Yunque. Views were great. Rainforest was lush with tropical vegetation (of course). Endemic yellow heliconia was in bloom. Many beautiful water features, small falls. Endemic birds if you have patience and know where to look. Very crowded on Sunday .. but much better during the week. Most folks go to the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

We enjoyed the scenic drive, though some visitors from the mainland might find the windy roads, fast traffic, and potholes too stressfull. The visitor's center staff were friendly and helpful. We got ideas for hikes and had a light lunch there. The hikes were nice, though we were surprised by the concrete pathway to Mino Falls.

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Houston, TX
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2013

Although it requires a $4+ entrance fee, we enjoyed the simple but interesting visitor center. Included an informational movie (didn't watch it, not sure if it is shown in English), displays, a small cafe, and the day we visited, vendors with hand made crafts. Two interesting striated rainbow eucalyptus trees are in the parking lot. No ranger anywhere to answer... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013 via mobile

Let me start by saying that if you are not in a healthy condition you should consider staying by the side of the road and look at the scenery .... If you go to la Mina...you have to walk and hike for about 45 minutes... It's a rain Forrest! It Will Rain!!! Be sensible and wear tennis shoes (don't take... More 

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New York City, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2013

Luquillo Beach, renowned for so very long, with its lovely run of palm trees may be some of the calmest baby blue water accessible anywhere in Puerto Rico and it's just a hop and skip from this second most impressive setting, an easy enough- two for one - day trip from San Juan well worth making. Here citizens of America,... More 

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Vacaville, CA
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2013

Wasn't impressed with the water falls we saw. La Coca Mina falls was disappointing. I thought it would be a much more impressive water fall. The pool to swim in was not as big as I thought it would be. It rained like hell (It's a rain forest) but we enjoyed the hike. Don't bother paying $4.00 to go to... More 

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Toms River, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2013

Awe inspiring is the only way to describe the forest. Beautiful trails and only short walks to amazing waterfalls to go swimming. Another fantastic part of the island of Puerto Rico! This is a MUST-DO attraction when visiting the island.

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Puerto Rico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2013

I'd visited the Caribbean National Forest many times with my family and the all loved it!. It's great any time of the year.

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Sioux City, Iowa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2013

Make sure to go into the Visitor Center to see the beautiful architecture that highlights the features of the rainforest...and grab a rain shaw while you are at it....be prepared for the rain!

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Porto Alegre, RS
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2012

This is a unique forest that can not be forgotten. Including stopping for lunch and photos, travel round trip to the top was about 3 o'clock in the Palo Colorado Visitor Center (not the main visitor center). The quality of the tracks are excellent with many / picnic shelters rain.

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Address: Address: HC-01, Box 13490 | Rio Grande, 00745-9625, Puerto Rico
Location: Caribbean  >  Puerto Rico
Open Hours:
Sunday 7:30 am - 6:00 pm
Monday 7:30 am - 6:00 pm
Tuesday 7:30 am - 6:00 pm
Wednesday 7:30 am - 6:00 pm
Thursday 7:30 am - 6:00 pm
Friday 7:30 am - 6:00 pm
Saturday 7:30 am - 6:00 pm

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