El Yunque Rain Forest, El Yunque National Forest

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#1 of 193 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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  • La Mina Falls my favorite place on my beloved ENCHANTED Island, the place I call home. It's always a great experience after a 2 year absent due to Hurracaine Maria, finally I was able to go and show h...  more »
  • El Yunque is located in the northeastern section of Puerto Rico. There is a winding road leading up the the rain forest- in need of repair in some sections (recall hurricane Maria, 2017). Points of in...  more »
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