El Yunque Rain Forest, El Yunque National Forest

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#1 of 185 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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  • As soon as you enter the forest, you can feel a cooler temperature. It has trails, waterfalls, depending on your adventurer level, anyone will enjoy it. It also has a park for zipline.  more »
  • Everything about my time here was beautiful, but as to be expected in the rainforest it rained every 5-10 mins so you were cold, wet & tired from the extremely long walk by the time you got to the mai...  more »
  • This place is so beautiful, there are no words. Diego waterfall was great. The inside half of the park is still closed from hurricane Maria but they expect to reopen by about the end of 2018  more »
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