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Torre Britton, El Yunque National Forest

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Lookout Tourist Spot
Take in the views of El Yunque rainforest from Torre Britton, which sits at an elevation of 941 m (3,088 ft). Take a short hike through the lush forest to reach the peak, where an observation tower offers panoramic views of the jungle below. On a clear day the views stretch as far as the eye can see, but cloudy weather can limit visibility. Wear appropriate footwear and take care on the sometimes slippery, though paved paths. Take a break from your hike at one of the rest stations located along the pathway. To visit Torre Britton and get the most from your holiday in El Yunque National Forest, create itinerary details personal to you using our El Yunque National Forest tour planner.
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  • Amazing that years ago the CCC built this look out tower. The hike was moderate with the hot and sticky weather. So glad we went up for the rainforest experience and final views. The trail up is the s...  more »
  • Amazing views. The tower gets you above the trees on top of the peak so you can get the real views of the whole east side of the island  more »
  • This was a observation post built probably around the Seventeenth Century. Build as an OP AGAINST ENEMIES LIKE SIR FRANCIS DRAKE  more »

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