The El Yunque Rain Forest, El Yunque National Forest

(5,000+ reviews on the web)
Forest Nature / Park
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.
Create a full El Yunque National Forest itinerary
map

Plan your trip to El Yunque National Forest

  • Get a personalized plan

    A complete day-by-day itinerary
    based on your preferences
  • Customize it

    Refine your plan. We'll find the
    best routes and schedules
  • Book it

    Choose from the best hotels
    and activities. Up to 50% off
  • Manage it

    Everything in one place.
    Everyone on the same page.

Plans in El Yunque National Forest by other users

8 days in Puerto Rico BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES July, popular PREFERENCES: July ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 4 days in San Juan, El Yunque National Forest & Culebra BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES June, romantic, historic sites, popular PREFERENCES: June, romantic, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 4 days in Culebra, San Juan & El Yunque National Forest BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES June, romantic, historic sites, popular PREFERENCES: June, romantic, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 1 day in El Yunque National Forest BY A USER FROM PUERTO RICO June, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, hidden gems PREFERENCES: June, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium 17 days in Puerto Rico BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES July, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, hidden gems PREFERENCES: July, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium 21 days in Puerto Rico BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES July, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, popular PREFERENCES: July, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 1 day in El Yunque National Forest BY A USER FROM PUERTO RICO June, popular PREFERENCES: June ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 3 days in El Yunque National Forest BY A USER FROM PUERTO RICO June, popular PREFERENCES: June ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 3 days in El Yunque National Forest BY A USER FROM PUERTO RICO August, kids, popular PREFERENCES: August, kids ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 14 days in Puerto Rico BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES July, popular PREFERENCES: July ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 14 days in Puerto Rico BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES October, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: October, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 10 days in Puerto Rico BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES January, outdoors, beaches, popular PREFERENCES: January, outdoors, beaches ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium
View more plans
Reviews
TripAdvisor
  • To start with, we did not have a guide. I'm just going to discuss the waterfall and things that are important for your safety. Get in shape prior to going. You have 2 ways to get to the waterfall. One...  more »
  • We got there early, around 10 and I'm glad we did. We went on our own, no tour group. We had a blast and saw such amazing jungle life. You do not need rain gear, the jungle canopy keeps you dry, It wa...  more »
  • We hiked La Mina Falls trail on a friend's recommendation I am not a hiker but really enjoyed hiking to La Mina Falls. I highly recommend that you go early. We arrived around 9:30 on a Monday morning ...  more »