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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  • After a walk in the rain forest of El Yunque we made a very short stop at the Yokahu Observation Tower. The tower is easy to access and offers some nice views on the northeast coast and mountains.  more »
  • Cool tower just off the main road in the rain forest. Great views of the ocean when you get to the top.  more »
  • Very nice views from the top. There is plenty free parking at the bottom and it's free to go to the top. The climb up to the top isn't too bad and the views are great once you're up there. Worth s sto...  more »
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  • Incredible view of the rainforest. Great photo opportunity.
  • What a view! The view from the top was amazing. We had a clear enough day that you could see The island of St. Thomas of the USVI. Pretty darn cool!
  • Large tower in the rain forest, that is free entry, with great views from the top.
  • Great view! The forest in the foreground and San Juan and the ocean in the distance. Breathtaking!
  • As others have noted, great views. Good workout to run up the stairs.

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