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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
Activities: Hiking
Description: This short, memorable and popular walk is the best way to experience the...
This short, memorable and popular walk is the best way to experience the rainforest.
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fine hiking

You can hike all day if you wish on this gorgeous trail or on others which adjoin it. The shade keeps you cool on a hot day.

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 1, 2015
Robert L
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Yabucoa, Puerto Rico

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Yabucoa, Puerto Rico
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52 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

You can hike all day if you wish on this gorgeous trail or on others which adjoin it. The shade keeps you cool on a hot day.

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Yokneam Moshava
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 205 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

This is also the trail to La Mina falls. It's nice. The big tree, is almost at the very beginning of the trail but requires a short steep walk down and back up. 5 minutes not more. The falls are more like 30 minutes 'good walk' away.

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San Nicolas, Aruba
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

It is a good workout and at the end you can take a dip at the waterfall. For elderly or people with difficulties walking long distances it can be a big challenge.

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State of Sao Paulo
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

Very crowded and no place to park the car. Beautiful trail 1/2 hour walk ups and downs. Complited desapponted with the waterfall, 9 feet high with pool big enouth for 2 people, 3 feet Deep lots of rocks under water. We did the Britton tower trail and the reward was a magnificent 360 degrees view of montais and see.

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Dahlonega, Georgia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

Trail has a narrow paved path most of the way. Wear good shoes as it can get slippery where water crosses the path on an incline. A couple a rain shelters with benches along the path which were nice to sit and rest, while enjoying the sounds of the little frogs. It took us about 40-45 minutes to hike the... More 

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Columbus, Georgia
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

Definitely BIG Trees, beautiful trail. Worth the walk, very educational. Make sure you pick-up a map.

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Atlanta, Georgia
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

A lot to see on the trail, a lot of nature. Have comfortable shoes & bring something cold to drink with you. Have patience, it takes time to cover the trail.

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Port Orange, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

The hike was along a paved pathway, making it very doable. La Mina Falls were beautiful, and the swimming hole area is ample to accommodate larger crowds. Pack a snack, and enjoy the views!

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Miami, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

We took this trail down to La Mina Falls. We started around 10 am and the trail was mostly empty, making a nice easy hike. This trail is mostly paved and not too steep. It is probably a little under a mile each way to the falls. When we left around 11:30 am the trail was starting to get crowded,... More 

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Dexter, Michigan, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

This is a pleasant, albeit steep at times, trail. The reward at the end of the trail is being able to take a dip in the refreshing La Mina Falls.

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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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