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Yokahu Observation Tower

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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: A tower in El Yunque offering a sweeping view of the rainforest.

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Great view!

This tower has 92 steps, but so worth the hike up them. Beautiful view - and on a clear day you can see St. Thomas Island. If you are not able to go to the very top of the tower... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 1, 2015
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Burlington, North Carolina
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Burlington, North Carolina
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27 reviews 27 reviews
4 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015 NEW

This tower has 92 steps, but so worth the hike up them. Beautiful view - and on a clear day you can see St. Thomas Island. If you are not able to go to the very top of the tower there are windows along the way with amazing views - go as high up as you can. Even on the... More 

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Hudson, Florida
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72 reviews 72 reviews
29 attraction reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015 NEW

My wife and I climbed to the top of the tower with Alex, our tour guide. Neat looking tower, great views from the top, fairly easy climb to the top. Has a little gift shop at the bottom, some snacks and cool drinks available. Definitely a must stop when touring the rainforest.

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Chesterton, Indiana
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9 reviews 9 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

This tower is an architectural wonder and the view of Luquillo is great. Wish the road into the park was in a little better shape.

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Raleigh, NC
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36 reviews 36 reviews
5 attraction reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

This tower is a pretty easy climb and gives you a great view of the rainforest above the tree tops and a great view of Luquillo Beach at the coast. It is fun to sit there and watch all of the clouds swoop in an out of the area.

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San Juan, Puerto Rico
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36 reviews 36 reviews
25 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

make this one of your first stops, the climb to the top is fairly easy and the visits is unbelievable!

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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30 reviews 30 reviews
19 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

The observation tower gave a whole new perspective to the rain forest. The views are beautiful and it feels so beautifully tropical. I wouldn't suggest going to the Rain Forest without visiting the tower.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

This is a quick hitter, hike up to the top, take your pictures, soak it in, and make your way back down. The view is great and 360 degrees but there are higher lookouts if you have the time to hike! Definitely not the main attraction in El Yunque but worth stopping at since it is on the way to... More 

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albany
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43 reviews 43 reviews
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29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

It's definitely worth the effort to go to the top of the tower. Great views especially if it's a clear day.

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Waterloo, Iowa
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28 reviews 28 reviews
15 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

Short climb by stairwell to top where views are spectacular of Fajardo and ocean in distance, mountains all around. Can get congested with people during tour stops.

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Minneapolis, MN
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145 reviews 145 reviews
38 attraction reviews
85 helpful votes 85 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

It's an easy stop just off the side of the road not too far from the main entrance. It's a cool tower with lookouts as you walk up the inside. It's free and was easy to get in and out in February.

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