Yokahu Observation Tower, El Yunque National Forest

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Gain a new perspective of the forest on top of Yokahu Observation Tower, a cylindrical viewing tower located in El Yunque National Forest. Climb the 100 steps to the viewing platform at the top of the building to get sweeping views of the trees and hills of the impressive natural surroundings. Constructed in 1963, the tower has a twin elsewhere in the forest, though at a higher elevation and deeper into the park, the second is harder to access and frequently obscured by clouds. Choose to start, finish, or center your holiday on a trip to Yokahu Observation Tower by using our El Yunque National Forest family vacation planner.
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  • Easy climb that offers a good picture spot. Has a small National Park gift shop inside. You can shop for magnets, stickers and a few other things and not have to pay to go to the Visitor Center. Also ...  more »
  • If you come across the tower I'd go up because you do get a very nice view. But especially compared to the other sights in El Yunque it would not be on my "absolute must do" list.  more »
  • If you are already in the Rain Forest, the Tower is a great viewing point right off the main road with plenty of parking. Inside the tower, there is a very well maintained staircase of about 100 steps...  more »