Caribbean National Forest, Puerto Rico

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#22 of 70 in Nature in Puerto Rico
Explore a tropical environment and hike to the top of mountains at Caribbean National Forest. Take one of the many trails to discover an abundance of plant and animal life within both the rainforest and dwarf forest. Keep your eyes peeled for the endangered coquis, a breed of indigenous tree frog. For panoramic vistas, follow the well-marked routes and climb to the top of one of the many mountain peaks or viewing towers. Pack a swimsuit and head to one of the small nearby waterfalls to cool off after your hike. Take a waterproof jacket as you can expect heavy rainfall all year round. Plan your Caribbean National Forest visit and explore what else you can see and do in El Yunque National Forest using our El Yunque National Forest day trip planning tool .
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  • this is the El Yunque national forest the only tropical rainforest in the USFS area of responsibility. a must see for waterfalls, open vistas, and hiking  more »
  • The sounds are refreshing while the scenery is captivating. If you have never visited a Rainforest before than you WILL fall in love. Look for Iguanas on the tree tops and listen for the waterfalls. M...  more »
  • This is a must do while you are Puerto Rico. The things you can see, birds, frogs, trees and flowers are only here and no where else in the world. I have seen this before but this tie we had our 4 yea...  more »

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