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The El Yunque Rain Forest

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Address: Carolina, Puerto Rico | 65664556, El Yunque National Forest 00979, Puerto Rico
Phone Number: +1 787-888-1880
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Sun - Sat 07:30 - 18:00
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Fee: No
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Covering 28,000 acres, and receiving more than 200 inches of rain per year,...

Covering 28,000 acres, and receiving more than 200 inches of rain per year, El Yunque National Forest is the only tropical rain forest in the US Forest System. Noted for its biodiversity, the forest is home to more than 400 different plant species. It has more than a dozen maintained trails for hiking, picnic pavilions, stone towers, rivers, waterfalls, and an interpretive visitors' center.

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Great tour with Louie's VIP and Lismar!

We went on a tour of El Yunque with Louie's VIP Tours. Lismar was our guide and she was AMAZING - so informative and funny, and we got such a wonderful tour of the rainforest. She... read more

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Lovely trail to La Mina waterfall. A little slippery after rain. We didn't swim at waterfalll, but others did. Considered hiking Mount Britton trail, but after seeing where a couple of cars had broken windows at trailhead, decided not to. We were advised not to leave anything in our car and to leave doors unlocked while at El Yunque. Mount... More 

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We went on a tour of El Yunque with Louie's VIP Tours. Lismar was our guide and she was AMAZING - so informative and funny, and we got such a wonderful tour of the rainforest. She is also great at taking pictures - we got so many super photos together. It's the only way to do the rainforest!

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Willmar, Minnesota
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We made 2 short visits and a half day visit to el Yunque. Each time was a different, beautiful experience. It was the favorite part of our week long trip to PR. We went to the visitor center and learned more about the rainforest and planned out where we'd like to hike. We hiked in the rain up a 2'... More 

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My husband and I hikes in El Yunque this last November. There are great paths to follow and amazing views. We were able to take many wonderful pictures. The hike can be more difficult for some individuals and make sure to have good walking shoes. Lots of waterfalls, birds, insects, and foliage to enjoy. This is a must do when... More 

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Ballwin, Missouri
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We took a Natural Wonders tour with our guide Yamile. The Rain Forest is so beautiful and peaceful. We visited 3 waterfalls and were able to walk behind one of the highest waterfalls after hiking up the mountain. Loved it. Since San Juan had been receiving lots of rain, some of the flows were muddy but still a treat to... More 

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Our group enjoyed a view nice drive through this rain forest. The curvy roads required us to drive slowly and carefully but that was fine with us. We wanted to see the rain forest without having to speed through it. We climbed up the Yokahu Tower and then later hiked down to Mina Falls (the falls were very busy with... More 

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Grand County, Colorado
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My family and I (ages 7 - 55) had a blast! It's a must do. Go to the waterfalls and swim. We made leaf hats and took awesome photos. The flora and fauna are fantastic. We had a great time.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We had a rental park so we did not pay for a trip. It is a National Park so if you have a US National Parks Card it will work here and save you the entrance fee. We arrived a few minutes before the park opened up. There is a film you can watch at the visitors center, however we... More 

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We did not stay very long here but we will be going back. The things we did see were very breath taking.

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The rainforest was really beautiful! Unadulterated nature with an endless water supply! Leaves that you can use as umbrellas and trees that appear to be "walking" with their roots! It was a must see if you visit Puerto Rico and you don't need a guided tour! We picked some trails we wanted to follow and parked at the appropriate trail... More 

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