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Nice hike. Great views.

Amazing that years ago the CCC built this look out tower. The hike was moderate with the hot and... read more

Reviewed 8 August 2017
AeOVA
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Harpers Ferry, WV
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Amazing views. The tower gets you above the trees on top of the peak so you can get the real views... read more

Reviewed 29 July 2017
Christopher S
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Saint Louis, Missouri
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This lookout tower in El Yunque is sometimes incorporated into Santeria (an Afro-Caribbean religion) ceremonies.
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El Yunque National Forest, Puerto Rico

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Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

Amazing that years ago the CCC built this look out tower. The hike was moderate with the hot and sticky weather. So glad we went up for the rainforest experience and final views. The trail up is the standard single file rock/concrete system making the...More

Thank AeOVA
Reviewed 29 July 2017 via mobile

Amazing views. The tower gets you above the trees on top of the peak so you can get the real views of the whole east side of the island

Thank Christopher S
Reviewed 9 June 2017 via mobile

This was a observation post built probably around the Seventeenth Century. Build as an OP AGAINST ENEMIES LIKE SIR FRANCIS DRAKE

Thank uchype
Reviewed 31 May 2017

We did the hike from the parking up to the tower. I will be honest, I found this hike more challenging than the La Mina trail hike, but it was totally worth it. The views from the top of the tower are absolutely spectacular!.. Be...More

Thank Shahana19
Reviewed 22 May 2017

This is another tower at El Yunque to take photos of the forest and in our case video of the fog's movement. That day the fog moved wicked over the mountain. This tower is near the top so hiking here requires effort.

Thank Roberto C
Reviewed 8 May 2017 via mobile

Great return for minimal time and energy expended and away from the crowds of all the waterfall hikes. Highly recommended! Beautiful view up top.

Thank khenderson44
Reviewed 20 March 2017

Challenging but paved and scenic. My preferred hike on a clear day. Amazing forest and colorful bromeliads throughout. Great tower views and mountain topography!

Thank joneo
Reviewed 11 March 2017

Torre Britton is an easy hike on mostly paved paths. The view from the tower is spectacular! Take a water bottle and wear appropriate shoes to make this a more enjoyable outing. There are no bathrooms beyond the Palo Colorado Information Center at Km 11.7.

Thank Carol W
Reviewed 9 March 2017

My family and I visited El Yunque National Forest and drove up the mountain past the lower trails, waterfalls, etc. until we reached a "restricted access" area and couldn't go any higher. We turned around and took the closest hiking trail to us, which was...More

Thank Jada J
Reviewed 26 February 2017

The hike up to Torre de Mt Britton affords stunning views of the sea, much of northeastern P.R. and El Yunque.

Thank Jim V
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