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The El Yunque Rain Forest

El Yunque National Forest 00979, Puerto Rico
+1 787-888-1880
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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 National Forest 00979, Puerto Rico
+1 787-888-1880
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This place it is magical AND UNIQUE!!!! refreshing your soul and also it is great to balance your body and your soul as a one.... Fantastic for a perfect pictures and videos as well. Stunning place for enigmatic experience!!!!! Don't miss COCO'S FRIOS for your...More

Thank Jessica S
Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful place so many sights and scenes as you walk along the trails you hear all of natures beautiful sounds waterfalls, birds chirping, it's BREATHTAKING!!!!! If you do decide to go I highly recommend you to bring clothes you can get wet in, good walking...More

Thank Jael S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Amazing. Beautiful. Breath-taking. Lush greenery. You have yo visit the falls and the tower. Bring good walking shoes. and yes it is a rain forest.

Thank Show_methe_sun1
Reviewed 1 week ago

Make sure to drive to the El Yunque trail. It is a bit of a drive but worth it. Lots of little waterfalls and great views at the top.

Thank Zganton568
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The water was cold, but your body will get use to it once you submerge yourself all the way in. The water is pretty deep by the waterfall though. Also, wear some type of nonslip shoe as well. Don't be like me and leave with...More

1  Thank JayBradPorter
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The rainforest was beautiful. We hiked and seen a waterfall. Definitely something you should do if your there.

Thank sbailey33
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Decided to rent a car and tour the area on our own. So glad we did. We took our time and found the El Yunque Rain Forest entrance without issue. If you go to Puerto Rico, I suggest hiking the rain forest. We had a...More

1  Thank 774terrancej
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I been there it was cloudy weather and route is completely covered with trees, bamboos and bushes. We were using lia sedan car which is not suitable for this route. Also while waiting due to road construction you may experience tree branch falls on your...More

Thank A P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Dynamic our guide who develops many different ways to entertain and educated each one of us in beautiful Rain Forrest tour on Aug 12.2017. His name is Hector who made our trip awesome!! Thank you Hector my boyfriend and I had a great time !!

Thank yukobrown1218
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had some time on the day we were headed back to Dallas and thought of exploring the rain forest. I feel we should have spent a whole day here rather than rushing through. It was serene, with birds chirping, drizzle and an ultimate rainforest...More

Thank Tulip N
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Rudito B
18 August 2017|
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Response from StevenS1982 | Reviewed this property |
I don't think you'll have a problem. I hiked 7.5 miles and have a fear of heights. Even if you look down, the drops aren't bad at all. All you will see is trees. You will be too overwhelmed by the beauty of this place to... More
My N
7 August 2017|
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Response from WouldLike2TraveMore | Reviewed this property |
We rented a car for the day and drove the rainforest. Stop into the visitor center for maps and information - the man at the information desk was funny and was great! There is no way you can get lost there - one road in... More
Rajagopal S
17 July 2017|
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Response from JLuckyJr | Reviewed this property |
The waterfall is between two trails that are rated moderate to difficult. There is parking at both trailheads. You could park above the waterfall and hike 45 minutes down to the waterfall. But then you will have to hike... More