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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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Only Tropical Forrest under USA flag

If you love hiking, nature and disvore a new experience then you have to come to EL Yunque. Look for the water falls- cold water all over the place!

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

If you love hiking, nature and disvore a new experience then you have to come to EL Yunque. Look for the water falls- cold water all over the place!

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We came here with Atabey Tours and saw the following: El Portal Visitor Center in El Yunque Angelito Trail in El Yunque. Juan Diego Falls in El Yunque Yukiyú Tower in El Yunque Totally worth it!

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this national Park is extraordinary with a long hike into the rainforest to visit waterfalls with the sound of coqui the little frogs serenading you the whole way. it's a long up and down hike on paved trails taking about an hour with el mira waterfall at the end where you can take a welcome dip in cold mountain pool

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This beautiful gem is a wonder if creation that we were so happy to see. The hike is not for the less than agile or people who are not stable on their feet or worth breathing problems. But if you can make the trek it's well worth it to end up at the beautiful waterfall where you can get right... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

It's definitely an awesome hike. Per recommendation from our concierge, we rented a jeep and with a very detailed instruction, off we went. It wasn't hard to find, there's sign that you can visibly see if you're paying attention. I would recommend using mosquito repellant pretty well and comfortable water shoes to hike to waterfalls. Stop at the visitor's area... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Bring lots of bug spray. Camera is a must. Beautiful scenery but crooked roads. The drivers are a bit daring around pr too. Luquillo local beach is nearby and nice. Go to eriks for gyros you won't be sorry.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We did the half day tour because we wanted to beach on our own schedule. The rainforest is lush and beautiful. Lots of historical and eco nuggets all along the way. A couple of things to be prepared for: 1) It will rain..and it will rain again 2) It is slippery on many surfaces so wear good shoes 3) They... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I absolutely LOVED this place. We rented a car, so we could explore at our own pace. The waterfalls, foliage, and surroundings are exquisite.....Over 40 varieties of orchids. Take the trails, visit the visitors center and check out the Mount Britton Tower. Wonderful outdoor experience for all ages! If you go on a rainy day, prepare to get wet!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Beautiful views you can drive almost to the top and also walk up to the top of the mountain . Everything is green beautiful flowers. Stop by the museum and two towers. Excellent for picture taking.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

What a wonderful experience! The trees, the waterfalls, the streams, the tower, the views, all absolutely beautiful! We rented a car and drove up ourselves. Well worth it! Highly recommended!

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