The Mine Trail (La Mina), El Yunque National Forest

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Hiking Trail · Hidden Gem · Nature / Park
One of the most popular walks in El Yunque, The Mine Trail (La Mina) leads through lush rainforest to an impressive 10 m (35 ft) waterfall. Take a refreshing dip in the cool waters at the bottom of the cascade, or sit by and watch as the water dashes over the huge boulders of the cliffs. At a length of 1.2 km (0.7 mi), the trail takes about 30 to 45 minutes in one direction; walkers of all abilities and experiences should be able to keep up. That said, do wear shoes with traction so as not to slip along slick surfaces. With our custom trip planner, El Yunque National Forest attractions like The Mine Trail (La Mina) can be center stage of your vacation plans, and you can find out about other attractions like it, unlike it, near it, and miles away.
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  • A great place frequented by locals seeking a break from the summer heat. Unique experience in the Caribbean.  more »
  • My friends and I chose this trail to go to la Mina falls. It was beautiful. The signs on them way were helpful and taught us a lot about the nature around us.  more »
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