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. Plan my El Yunque National Forest trip by asking Inpirock to come up with tips and suggestions.
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  • September 8, 2017
    Decided to stop and walk up the steps of the observation tower. Glad we did. The view from the top was amazing. It's a small area so be mindful of others. Everyone was friendly and taking pics without...  more »
  • September 6, 2017
    About 90 steps - but not too difficult to climb. Worth it for the excellent views and breeze. Good photo opportunity to capture the surroundings and the panorama.  more »
  • September 5, 2017
    If you are able to climb the stairs, this is a place where you can get a great view. As you go up, you can take pictures through the open slots.  more »

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