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The El Yunque Rain Forest

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Address: Carolina, Puerto Rico | 65664556, El Yunque National Forest 00979, Puerto Rico
Phone Number: (787) 888-1880
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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Covering 28,000 acres, and receiving more than 200 inches of rain per year,...

Covering 28,000 acres, and receiving more than 200 inches of rain per year, El Yunque National Forest is the only tropical rain forest in the US Forest System. Noted for its biodiversity, the forest is home to more than 400 different plant species. It has more than a dozen maintained trails for hiking, picnic pavilions, stone towers, rivers, waterfalls, and an interpretive visitors' center.

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El Yunque is gorgeously peaceful and breathtaking! There are tours for tourists and for those close by, you can drive up. There are trails for all level hikers (20 minute trails... read more

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San Juan, Puerto Rico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

El Yunque is gorgeously peaceful and breathtaking! There are tours for tourists and for those close by, you can drive up. There are trails for all level hikers (20 minute trails to 3 hour trails) , waterfalls and even natural waterslides on the other side of the forest where only a tour guide can take you. Unbeatable and a must... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

The hike was amazingggggg and so was the view. The tour that I went on took me from the rainforest to the beach and then to the bio luminous lake. They all were amazing.... The view is like no other and the people who guided me were amazing....

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

I did the half a day tour and I am so happy I did it! The tour bus was comfy and the tour guide knew his stuff! It looked like a scene out a movie!the views were breathe taking. It did not rain but the weather was not unbearable... it was more cool than because the water that runs through... More 

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The El Yunque Rain Forest is a must see. The beautiful lush greeness of the trees and mountains coupled with small waterfalls sprouting at almost every turn just takes ones breath away. The large waterfall is worth the effort as well but one must be sure to wear the proper shoes as the path is quite slippery and narrow in... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I'm so glad that I came on this tour. It was so worth the 50 dollars that I paid. We did a good hike which was a good work out, got to swim in the water fall, saw so much green, went to the YOKAHU tower and went on top of it. Took amazing pics. You must come check this... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

You could spend many hours here. Beautiful, gorgeous, amazing! Definitely a must see when in Puerto Rico. The trail to the La Mina waterfall is about a mile of fairly strenuous ups and downs. Well worth all the effort to hike there. Wear your bathing suit so you can swim in the falls when you get down there. Bring water... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Easy enough for the kids but hard enough that the whole family was dead tired by the time we were done. Beautiful waterfalls.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We went on a hike to the peak. It was a Great hike full of natural beauty. On the way down we heard the Coquí singing as we hiked down. Awesome!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

The El Yunque Rain Forrest is the only Rain Forrest in the US. Located in Northeast region of the island. With thousands of different species of birds and plants. Accessible by paved roads, as well as hiking trails, picnic areas with roof and tables. Towards the end of the hike you can reward yourself by diving into a very nice... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Well worth the trip! If you're staying in the Condado area of San Juan rent a car it's cheaper. If you are up for an adventure don't go with a a tour group they are to regimented. Be prepared to walk! The hike to and from the water falls is awesome but make sure you carry a back pack with... More 

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