El Yunque Rain Forest, El Yunque National Forest

4.6
#1 of 189 in Parks in Puerto Rico
Discover a lush tropical escape by hiking El Yunque Rain Forest, noted for its remarkable biological diversity. The only tropical rainforest under the jurisdiction of the U.S. Forest Service, this verdant area shelters more than 400 plant species, many of which you can see by hiking any one of a dozen well-maintained hiking trails. An interpretative visitor's center highlights the importance of this sprawling forest, while picnic pavilions ensure enough space to rest and contemplate the significance of this green kingdom in eastern Puerto Rico. Check the website for suggested family-friendly hikes and a printable brochure explaining the history of the forest. Before you head to El Yunque National Forest, plan trip itinerary details with our user-friendly El Yunque National Forest planning tool , to make sure you see all that El Yunque National Forest has to offer, including El Yunque Rain Forest.
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  • Small but nice, this is the ONLY rain-forest in the U.S. Park Service. Recommend booking a tour or cruise excursion since roads to rain-forest are curvy and narrow.  more »
  • Our rewarding excursion up the lush mountains was filled with inspiring views of verdant and jungle-like areas, and impressive foliage right out of a Van Gough painting! Moreover, this is the place to...  more »
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