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Address: El Yunque National Forest, Puerto Rico
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7:30 am - 6:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 7:30 am - 6:00 pm
Description: This lookout tower in El Yunque is sometimes incorporated into Santeria...
This lookout tower in El Yunque is sometimes incorporated into Santeria (an Afro-Caribbean religion) ceremonies.
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Amazing view!

We hiked this trail in probably about 20 minutes despite the 45 minute rating. It was pretty steep in places but not that challenging. The trail is very well maintained but... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 24, 2015
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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

We hiked this trail in probably about 20 minutes despite the 45 minute rating. It was pretty steep in places but not that challenging. The trail is very well maintained but slippery in spots from the frequent rain. We went early in the morning and we were the people there. The views are incredible! It only took us 12 minutes... More 

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Little Falls, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

this trail is a little tougher but so so worth it. im glad my husband and i took three days a few hours at a time to see everything since the trails can be tiring but the pictures you get and the views from the top are unbelievable. thats about as close to mt everest as i will ever get... More 

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Provo, Utah
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13 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

We arrived early because we heard this hike can get crowded. It is at the top of the road anyways, so start here and work your way back down. We didn't see anyone else until on our way back down. It rains nearly every day in the jungle, so there are often lingering clouds, but they often blow over and... More 

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Troy, Missouri
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

There is not a lot of parking at this trail and we arrived early. It was raining when we got there so I was glad that we had bought some cheap Colman ponchos. We wore shorts but with it raining it was a little cool. I wore shorts and brought a light weight jacket that I wore under the rain... More 

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Carolina, Puerto Rico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

40 minutes to get to the Britton Tower. Expectacular view! From the Tower you can see the east cost of Puerto Rico Fajardo.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

The best view of all towers!! It's really worth the hike. You can see sooooo much from there. And the last path to arrive to the tower it's beautiful!

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Little Rock, Arkansas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

They said it would take 45, we did it in 20 and wasn't too bad. Great forest area, great view and a quick stop on your way to El Yunke Peak.

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Calgary, Canada
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50 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

We didn't know how hard this one would be but decided to give it a try. So glad we did as the views from the top were breathtaking. You have to stop and take some time to really enjoy the scenery. It's beautiful. The hike wasn't bad at all, we slowly realized all the trails we went on were geared... More 

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San Juan, Puerto Rico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

The Mt. Britton lookout tower, on a small peak, is a great hike. 45 minutes up, less down. 3, 088 ft. high. It is a wonderful overlook of the El Yunque Rain Forest, on a clear day you can see forever! On a cloudy day, with a little wind, the clouds are swirling around you. Great experience, well worth the... More 

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Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

switch backs make it less steep but it still quite a climb. very good trail of cement with rocks,so it doesn't get too slippery. lovely gurgling streams,along the,way. great hike with nice views from the tower. when you reach the road near the top, go a little way and then turn right onto path marked "wildlife viewing" ( it doesn't... More 

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Address: Address: El Yunque National Forest, Puerto Rico
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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