El Yunque Rain Forest, El Yunque National Forest

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#1 of 193 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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  • We recently stayed at the St. Regis Bahia Beach Club and rented a car so we would be able to drive to points of interest at our leisure. The El Yunque Rain Forest was at the top of our list. Unfortuna...  more »
  • The rainforest is a must visit while you're in Puerto Rico. You don't have to be super athletic hikers or anything to enjoy the sites. We took our two younger daughters are really enjoyed the differen...  more »
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