The Mine Trail (La Mina), El Yunque National Forest
(4.3/5 based on 140+ reviews on the web)
One of the most popular walks in El Yunque, The Mine Trail (La Mina) leads through lush rainforest to an impressive 10 m (35 ft) waterfall. Take a refreshing dip in the cool waters at the bottom of the cascade, or sit by and watch as the water dashes over the huge boulders of the cliffs. At a length of 1.2 km (0.7 mi), the trail takes about 30 to 45 minutes in one direction; walkers of all abilities and experiences should be able to keep up. That said, do wear shoes with traction so as not to slip along slick surfaces. Use our El Yunque National Forest vacation trip planner to visit The Mine Trail (La Mina) on your trip to El Yunque National Forest, and learn what else travelers and our writers recommend seeing nearby.
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  • This is a great little hike to do if you are physically capable. I didn't think it was all that difficult and I don't hike anymore. it was raining when I went and I did fall once but didn't get hurt. ...  more »
  • Reading reviews prior to this trail scared me a bit however my personal experience was pretty simple. The hike isn't particularly difficult and while there is mild expected wetness, I did the hike eas...  more »
  • There is a mine in El Yunque and is this, many people enjoy bathing in these beautiful waters; come refresh yourself!
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