The El Yunque Rain Forest, El Yunque National Forest

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#1 of 145 in Parks in Puerto Rico
Discover a lush tropical escape by hiking The 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. Put The El Yunque Rain Forest and other El Yunque National Forest attractions into our El Yunque National Forest trip builder, and watch your holiday take shape.
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  • August 15, 2017
    El Yunque was beautiful. I signed up for a guided tour with Natural Wonders PR to go hiking in El Yunque then kayaking to see the bioluminescent bay. The tour was a hit more scampering over slippery r...  more »
  • August 15, 2017
    we had an amazing experience our tour guide was incredible I highly recommend him just ask for Jonathan Miranda you will not regret it  more »
  • August 14, 2017
    Like the rainforest. About a 30 a 20 minute drive once we entered the rainforest property. Loved the waterfalls. There are 2 shops located on your way up to the top of the rainforest, small, private o...  more »

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