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Yokahu Observation Tower

El Yunque National Forest, Puerto Rico
+1 787-888-1880
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A tower in El Yunque offering a sweeping view of the rainforest.
  • Excellent59%
  • Very good31%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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El Yunque National Forest, Puerto Rico
+1 787-888-1880
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Reviewed 5 December 2017

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.

Thank Guy9120
Reviewed 16 November 2017 via mobile

Cool tower just off the main road in the rain forest. Great views of the ocean when you get to the top.

Thank Allison C
Reviewed 31 October 2017 via mobile

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 stop if you're...More

Thank James B
Reviewed 6 October 2017

This tower allows you to get the most enjoyment for the least amount of work - which makes it a very popular location. I managed to get a parking spot in the parking lot, but please note, this area will fill up fast. In addition...More

Thank Baltzer
Reviewed 8 September 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 issue. A great view of the Forest.

Thank 774terrancej
Reviewed 6 September 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.

Thank sylvia641
Reviewed 5 September 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.

Thank jlam29
Reviewed 31 August 2017 via mobile

This was so worth going wiii the family and worth the drive. It's free and the view of the park, mountains and whole ares is great from below and even better when you walk up. The kids and us walked up together and took pictures...More

Thank Farzana J
Reviewed 31 August 2017

very pretty. fresh air. You will see a lot on the top, worth to climb up. A very small gift shop on the ground level.

Thank Isabella S
Reviewed 31 August 2017

Stopped to check out the view after leaving the waterfalls. Great view if you are willing to climb the stairs. Highly recommend.

Thank Phyllis W
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Mingo S
9 October 2015|
Response from Mike A | Reviewed this property |
It's probably too late, but there is no charge to park anywhere in El Yunque. The only fee is to go to the visitors center and it's reasonable and worth a stop.