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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
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
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.
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.
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