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Yokahu Observation Tower

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Address: El Yunque National Forest, Puerto Rico
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A tower in El Yunque offering a sweeping view of the rainforest.

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Incredible Views

You views from this observation deck are spectacular. We were there with a tour guide, so had an opportunity to learn about the plants in the area along with the history of the... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Erika C
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

You views from this observation deck are spectacular. We were there with a tour guide, so had an opportunity to learn about the plants in the area along with the history of the tower. Had we driven ourselves, we would not have learned as much and may have been disappointed to climb the tower stairs for the view only. However,... More 

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Thank Erika C
Houston, Texas
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This tower provides a great photo opportunity. The views from the top of the tower were amazing! You'll have to walk a spiraling staircase to get to the top but it's well worth it!

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SA, TX
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Didn't quite understand the point of this old tower. Maybe 100 steps up. But the photography from here is awesome.

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Thank DylanDC
Garnet Valley, Pennsylvania
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The views from this spot were amazing and made for great photos! There are alot of steps that are winding so wear good walking shoes, but once you reach the top it's amazing.

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Brooklyn
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Reviewed 1 week ago

It was warm did not have the energy to climb the stairs. Great look out spot from the top of the hill. You can see the caribbean sea. Wonderful. Use the bathroom before you get up there.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

If you can only take one photo in the park, it should be taken here. Views from the top are stunning and there's even a telescope and a labeled photo next to it, so that you know what you are looking at.

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Miami, Florida
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A little claim. About 86 steps, you will get a noce view of the rainforest. You can see the beaches that are close to the park.

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Chicago, Illinois
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Reviewed 1 week ago

There are about 60-80 stairs (going off memory) to get to the top, but it's worth it for the view. You can see St. Thomas from the observation deck, as well as the lower portion of the forest. They also have a small gift shop on the ground floor with nice books, magnets, and trinkets.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Yes, there are 90+ stairs to reach the top, but it is a fairly easy climb and there are landings along the way with great views where you can linger. Not a lot of room on the top, but you should be able to get good 360-degree views if you wait a bit. Probably won't need to spend more than... More 

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Yorktown, VA
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Plenty of parking and an easy climb up and the view is tremendous! Nice cool breeze at the top. It was crowded but we got a turn at the front to take some pictures. There is a small gift shop.

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