The El Yunque Rain Forest, El Yunque National Forest

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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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  • If you're looking to explore the rain forest, El Yunque is the spot. There's lot of very well maintained trails that are suitable for novice hikers, as well as a handful of really pretty waterfalls. I...  more »
  • Amazing, amazing, amazing. It's truly beautiful, really fun, and perfect for a romantic day trip or family outing. I can't believe I waited so long to go. My first visit was about five years ago, and ...  more »
  • I did not hike up this mountain. We took a private tour and rode up to different parts along the way up. Trekking through the forest was intense in order to see some waterfalls however when you got th...  more »