El Yunque National Forest

Local nameBosque Nacional El Yunque
LocationPuerto Rico, USA

El Yunque National Forest, formerly known as the Caribbean National Forest, is a forest located in northeastern Puerto Rico. It is the only tropical rain forest in the United States National Forest System and the United States Forest ServiceThis forest is commonly known as El Yunque, which may be attributed to either a Spanish approximation of the aboriginal Taíno word yu-ke which means "white lands", or the word "anvil," which is yunque in Spanish. The second-tallest mountain within El Yunque is also named El Yunque.

El Yunque National Rainforest is located on the slopes of the Sierra de Luquillo mountains, encompassing 28,000 acres of land, making it the largest block of public land in Puerto Rico.

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El Yunque Rainforest and BioBay Kayaking Combo from 165 USD

Opening hours

Open daily: 7:30 am - 6 pm

More information and contact

Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/El_Yunque_National_Forest

Official website http://www.fs.usda.gov/elyunque/

Phone +1 787 888 1880

Address PR-930, 00745, United States

Coordinates 18°17'40.655" N -65°47'16.454" E

Tours and activities: El Yunque National Forest

El Yunque Rainforest and BioBay Kayaking Combo

from 165 USD

El Yunque Rainforest Guided Hiking Tour

from 88 USD

Small-Group El Yunque Rainforest Day Trip from San Juan

from 115 USD

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