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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  • Wow this place is beautiful! We stopped at the entry portal to get our bearings, opting to not get a guide. Many of the of the site are a short walk from the road. The Ninas falls were a good little h...  more »
  • We spent the day in the rain forest today. It was incredible, even the torrential rain storm while we were there. Just as we were about to hike Mina Falls, the heavy rain came. The hike to the falls a...  more »
  • It was beautiful, green and wet. The rain forest. It was clean (minor graffiti at mini shelters), the water walls are gorgeous BUT my only disappointment was the lack of animals, birds and creatures. ...  more »