El Yunque Rain Forest, El Yunque National Forest

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#1 of 192 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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  • What nature does best by combining perpetual rains, intermittent sun and high heat and medium mountains. Two hundred different types of plants, often exuberant and gigantic. Great stunts. And even artificial pools now abandoned, built at a time when U.S. investors would have wanted to turn this park into an amusement park ... Especially going there early in the morning, to be quiet.
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  • Nature was generous to the island, they have an extraordinary variety of precious plants and animals, their beautiful streams and the purity of their air.
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