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Big Tree Trail, El Yunque National Forest
(4.2/5 based on 100 reviews on the web)
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. Plan to see Big Tree Trail and other attractions that appeal to you using our El Yunque National Forest trip itinerary builder.
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  • Of the two trails, this one is definitely easier. Still would rate as moderately difficult as it has multiple steep sections along the way although is paved the whole way. Best for hikers who can easi...  more »
  • As you know, the anvil is a Tropical Forest; It has beautiful fauna and an amazing lush towering trees.
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  • Road of ups and downs until you reach the waterfall where you can have a refreshing swim. The road is makes long and is take each 30 min. It carries water. Large trees and palm trees but very little wildlife. The path is well signposted and is safe. It carries suitable footwear for walking in the mountains.
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