Big Tree Trail, El Yunque National Forest

4.5
#2 of 6 in Trails in Puerto Rico
Hiking Trail · Hidden Gem · Nature / Park
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Bring your hiking boots and trek across the 1.4 km (0.8 mi) Big Tree Trail as you enjoy the sites and sounds of nature. Enjoy the 200-to 300-year-old trees that once filled the entire national park as you make your way through the lush green rainforest. Listen to the sound of local warblers singing while you cross one of many clear mountain streams. The asphalted trail is moderate in difficulty, has some steep climbs, and is full of covered picnic areas. It leads to a beautiful 10 m (35 ft) waterfall, which cascades down into an exquisite little pool. Go for a rewarding swim in the pool following your hike. Work out when and for how long to visit Big Tree Trail and other El Yunque National Forest attractions using our handy El Yunque National Forest online tour planner.
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  • Great hiking trail be sure to bring some lunch and water. The view is great. Explore the forest. I LOVED IT! 
    Great hiking trail be sure to bring some lunch and water. The view is great. Explore the forest. I LOVED IT!  more »
  • The hike is short, but there are lots posts about vegetation and animals in the forest. We saw some chickens there. 
    The hike is short, but there are lots posts about vegetation and animals in the forest. We saw some chickens there.  more »
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  • Beautiful Rain Forest. However bathrooms were disgusting. Trails to most waterfalls were not accessible. Oh.. you need an appointment to get in and its on hourly bases.
  • Beautiful Peaceful appt must be made.

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