El Yunque Peak, El Yunque National Forest

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Reaching 1,080 m (3,543 ft), El Yunque Peak stands as the second-tallest peak in Puerto Rico. The mountain has a variety of clearly marked hiking trails that range in difficulty from easy to more demanding. Bring waterproof shoes and raincoats to keep you covered in frequent showers. You may also want to have a bathing suit and towel on hand, in case you decide to swim in one of the designated waterfalls and ponds of this exotic paradise. The peak is nearly always covered in mist, which may block the usually mesmerizing view. Plan your El Yunque Peak visit and explore what else you can see and do in El Yunque National Forest using our El Yunque National Forest trip generator.
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  • August 13, 2017
    Nice 2 miles hiking trail (round trip) with a great waterfall at the end. You can easily spend a few hours there hanging out. One thing to note, the park does not allow Uber drivers to drop you off at...  more »
  • August 7, 2017
    You feel like your in the enchanted forest. So much beauty to explore, the waterfalls are a nice plus on a very hot day, just jump in and cool off. I do suggest that you go with a tour either private ...  more »
  • August 4, 2017
    Amazing rainforest hiking experience. Having a rental car is clutch so you can go where, when, how you want. Plus it's free to enter. Grabbed some amazing GoPro footage. Worth a day on your itinerary.  more »

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