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La Coca Falls

El Yunque National Forest, Puerto Rico
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Waterfalls
Activities: Picnicking
Owner description: A premier attraction of El Yunque Rain Forest, these dramatic waterfalls cascade down mossy cliffs, where the more adventurous can climb up slippery... more » Owner description: A premier attraction of El Yunque Rain Forest, these dramatic waterfalls cascade down mossy cliffs, where the more adventurous can climb up slippery rocks to its base for a closer look. « less
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West Des Moines, Iowa
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014 NEW

La Coca Falls are the first falls you see when driving through El Yunque. I recommend by passing them and going to the observation tower and La Mina falls first because those take the most time and energy. On your way out I would say is the best time to stop and see these falls.

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Tampa, Florida
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

We climbed up the rocks on the side to stand next to the falls! You can also just stand in front of it or it can be seen from the car. The climb was a slight bit tricky but with a partner it was a lot easier. You don't need to stop at the visitor center to pay and see... More

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New York
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52 reviews 52 reviews
27 attraction reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

The cool thing about this water fall was you can see it from your car. So if you are traveling with really young ones or immobile passengers you could just take in the beauty from your car. For the more adventurous types there are two parking places for you to stop and walk right up to the falls. You can... More

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Orlando, Florida
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

These falls were right next to the main road leading up the mountains. There is parking close to the waterfall and many people get in and swim. They are beautiful!

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Kensington, Maryland
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66 reviews 66 reviews
38 attraction reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

This waterfall is right be the road. It's nice looking and you can get some good photos here. I recommend the stop. No hiking involved.

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Texas
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

Relaxing and tranquil sounds from the falling water, granddaughter(10) climbed up some rocks so that we got and amazing pic. of her in front of the falls.

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Arlington, Virginia
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28 reviews 28 reviews
8 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

You can get to here by car, so no reason to not see them. Some people even climbed some of the rocks to get closer to the falls, but I would not recommend it, specially for little kids.

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Alexandria, Virginia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

Another very scenic place to view the falls and to take great pictures with the falls as a backdrop. We enjoyed out time there.

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Machesney Park
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19 reviews 19 reviews
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20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

The falls are next to the highway for the more adventurous you are able to climb on the rocks (safely). Got beautiful photos.

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Lincoln, Nebraska
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

We are elderly so this was nice because it was literally right next to the highway. The falls are pretty but then most falls are!

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