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Address: Carolina, Puerto Rico | 65664556, El Yunque National Forest 00979, Puerto Rico
Phone Number: (787) 888-1880
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Sun - Sat 7:30 am - 6:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Fee: No
Description: Covering 28,000 acres, and receiving more than 200 inches of rain per...
Covering 28,000 acres, and receiving more than 200 inches of rain per year, El Yunque National Forest is the only tropical rain forest in the US Forest System. Noted for its biodiversity, the forest is home to more than 400 different plant species. It has more than a dozen maintained trails for hiking, picnic pavilions, stone towers, rivers, waterfalls, and an interpretive visitors' center.
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Nice trip, rent a car instead of paying for a tour!

We've been here more than once and have yet to see anything other than a gecko! The water falls are very cool and the walking trails give you a great glimpse at the different... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 4, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 NEW

We've been here more than once and have yet to see anything other than a gecko! The water falls are very cool and the walking trails give you a great glimpse at the different vegetation.

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Miami, Florida
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 NEW

Lots of activities to do. Ziplining, backpacking.. There is even a natural water slide at one of the waterfalls! Bring wet shoes because the water has a lot of rocks, but it was very nice!

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Valrico, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW via mobile

What a great way to hike through the rainforest! Our guide was fun and engaging. A 1 hour tour through one of the many trails. Must be on time, she leaves promptly at 10:30.

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Charles City, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

This was a great time for me and my wife. Be prepared for hoards of people and to fight for a parking space. Also, driving through the mountains is not for the faint of heart. Leave plenty of time and bring snacks and water.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW via mobile

Let me start by saying, I'm a city girl! When my husband described this place to me, I was a bit worried. I must say... It is amazing!!! I was speechless. We first saw Coco Falls which is literally right by the main road. We climbed rocks to get good pictures. Then we drove to Diego Falls. Had to climb... More 

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Pico Rivera, California, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

It a nice walk in a nature preserve. The waterfalls are just magnificent. Worth the hike. Wear comfortable clothes because you'll be in the jungle.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

This is a must do while in Puerto Rico. The visitor center has restrooms, food, a gift shop, trail maps, and a lot of information about El Yunque Rain Forest. Once you are done with the visitor center, you'll drive up through the park. Be sure to stop at Yokahu Tower for some great views. Most people come to see... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

We went to the Big Trees/El mina trail and was very nice. It is an easy trail with cement floor. There are sings with information about trees, animals and the forest in general. The El Mina falls are nice, although when we went (sunday afternoon) it was very crowded,

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Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

First tour with Viator - great experience! Took the half day Rain Forest Tour - loved it Highly recommend the tour! Tip - if you are a great driver - then do a rental car, and spend more time at the Rain Forest. The roads are very narrow and winding - just a heads up! I was traveling solo and... More 

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Glenrock, Wyoming, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

There was so much to see! The trails are amazing to hike and the streams are unique. There many food places to stop at and there was a very good food! We went to the Bano De Oro Natural Area and heard the guide talk about the tower there. So much history! Worth the crazy roads that go up to... More 

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Address: Address: Carolina, Puerto Rico | 65664556, El Yunque National Forest 00979, Puerto Rico
Phone Number: (787) 888-1880
Location: Caribbean  >  Puerto Rico  >  El Yunque National Forest
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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