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The El Yunque National Forest

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Rio Grande 00745, Puerto Rico
+1 787-888-1880
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Puerto Rico's absolutely gorgeous natural resource. The view from the top (1575 feet above sea level) is spectacular - you can see 10 miles down to the Caribbean Sea and well beyond: all the way to the east end of the island. Unfortunately, the restaurant...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

es muy hermoso we love everything about the Forest Specially el Yunque recommend that come earlier to have more fun and adventure but everything is awesome about this forest in Rio Grande

Thank Mitsubishi0075
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Loved the drive. Could not do alot since the hurricane ravaged quite a bit of the forest. But, they are working diligently to make it beautiful once again.

Thank KimmieM36
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We enjoyed our trip here but only a couple of trails on the outside of the forest are open. Maria clean up is still ongoing even 1 year later. We enjoyed what we could see but it was only a small taste I am sure.

Thank Debbie M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Absolutely beautiful!!! Beautiful drive up. There was still work being done to recover from hurricane.

Thank shaniwhite
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Waterfalls and rope swings into clear pools. I loved this hiking adventure. Although some of the rain forest is closed it was just perfect for the day hikes that my husband and I took. the views were spectacular !

Thank cathymedway
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We were able to make a few day trips to different parts of El Yunque. Unfortunately there were still some areas closed when we had traveled in May but it was not too difficult to determine where we would and could not go. The rangers...More

Thank JennMorse
Reviewed September 6, 2018

The waterfall, that is viewable from the road is stunning! The hike to the waterfall was less than impressive, after Hurricane Marie, which devastated the entire island. However, the "pool" area is great for swimming and wading, or just sitting on a rock and enjoying...More

Thank sergeantge0rge
Reviewed August 29, 2018 via mobile

We took the short drive up to La Coca falls and the tower and were not disappointed. The scenery and views were great, and the rainforest is coming back.

Thank McDanFamily
Reviewed August 28, 2018 via mobile

Just because half the park is closed does not mean you should stay away. It’s still beautiful and plenty to see. Please support our National Parks and Forrests!!!!!

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October 22, 2018|
Response from Mitsubishi0075 | Reviewed this property |
well there is no entrance fee but there some places of el Yunque that to do an attraction like mountain biking or canoeing you have to rent but most of the places you can enter for free some may ask you for a donation fee... More
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August 15, 2018|
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Response from Mehylander | Reviewed this property |
Visitor center & gateway to El Yunque National Forest, with rainforest exhibits, info desk & shop. Address: PR-191, Río Grande, 00745, Puerto Rico Hours: Open ⋅ Closes 5PM Phone: +1 787-888-1880
March 9, 2017|
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Response from cezannegraue | Reviewed this property |
Hello Robin, although the terrain is not particularly flat, there are a lot of areas with outposts/beautiful views overlooking the forest itself where you could stop and just take the sites in. Also, I saw many elderly... More