El Yunque Rain Forest, El Yunque National Forest

4.6
#1 of 191 in Parks in Puerto Rico
Discover a lush tropical escape by hiking El Yunque Rain Forest, noted for its remarkable biological diversity. The only tropical rainforest under the jurisdiction of the U.S. Forest Service, this verdant area shelters more than 400 plant species, many of which you can see by hiking any one of a dozen well-maintained hiking trails. An interpretative visitor's center highlights the importance of this sprawling forest, while picnic pavilions ensure enough space to rest and contemplate the significance of this green kingdom in eastern Puerto Rico. Check the website for suggested family-friendly hikes and a printable brochure explaining the history of the forest. Before you head to El Yunque National Forest, plan trip itinerary details with our user-friendly El Yunque National Forest planning tool, to make sure you see all that El Yunque National Forest has to offer, including El Yunque Rain Forest.
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  • We visited El Yunkee on July 17, 2020. At this time, ticket have to purchased few days in advance. At the entrance, they checked our names and verified reservation. This is our second time around so.....  more »
  • Hire a local guide and have them guide you up the trails by the river. You'll see waterfalls, jump of rocks if you are adventurous, and slide down natural rock waterfalls. The ecosystem in the...  more »

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