El Yunque Rainforest Puerto Rico USA

Juan Diego waterfalls in the el yunque rainforest   dwarf forest is at the top of the el yunque rainforest  
  DWARF FOREST  
lodging small inns bed and breakfasts surrounding the rainforest   Peak of the el yunaue rainforest mountain  
   
Private guided cave tour with rock carvings   private guided snorkel tour with Elena to Palomminitos and Icacos   biobay tours kayaking in bioluminescense
   
Puerto Ricos' many varied beaches   Good surfing in Luquillo in front of the hotel   vieques island and its many white sand beaches
   
Old San Juan offers colonial Spanish history and churches   Photo fallery around puerto rico   maunabo faro sights touring puerto rico
   
Puerto Ricos Spanish history from 1500 to present   mangrove ecosystems and kayaking the canals   about the el yunque rainforesst in Spanish
HISTORY PUERTO RICO   MANGROVE ECOLOGY   BOSQUE PLUVIAL español

 

The Puerto Rico rainforest: El Yunque is a sub tropical mountainous forest located on the eastern end of Puerto Rico, where the trade winds first meet the island. This guide will tell you all about the rainforest, the beaches, little offshore islands and the lodging surrounding El Yunque, some of eastern Puerto Rico's nicest small inns, bed & breakfasts and hotels. The photo gallery offers pictures of the rainforest and eastern Puerto Rico, including travel tour suggestions and bioluminescent mangrove lagoons. The upper levels of the rainforest are Mosquito Free!

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EL YUNQUE RAINFOREST  
• SIERRA PALM FOREST level of the forest, just below the dwarf forest. Walk through the Sierra Palms on your hike up to Mt. Britton. Cement path with occasional gazebos. • DWARF FOREST lies at the very top of the El Yunque rainforest. Plants are unique and survive the extreme rainfall and constant wind.
• MT. BRITTON TOWER is a favorite hiking trail with the tower destination and views over the mountains tops. 45 minutes up from the parking at the top of road #191. Sunny days you can see forever, cloudy days the clouds swirl around and below you! • Visitors Center The El Portal Visitors Center lies just below the rainforest and offers an introduction to the rainforest with exhibits, a film, store and snack bar. Entrance Fee. Weekends local artisans set up.
Help the Rainforest various ecological threats and ways to help our environment. Coqui Frogs Photos and a little about the Coquis. NIGHT SYMPHONY
HELP THE TURTLES THE NEW wildlife reserve on the northeast corridor of Puerto Rico which is one of the most important turtle nesting sites for the Leatherback turtles in the Caribbean. Rainforest, biobays, scenic lighthouse views, kayaking, hang gliding, zip lining.
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Nature Reserves Puerto Ricos many forests. The administration of the reserves and wildlife sanctuaries. There are more than 24 Reserves in the mountains and coastal areas and small offshore islands. CAMPING Camping permits must be picked up before going. Lists of camping facilities and cabins.

ACTIVITIES Reservations can be made in advance.
FISHING Puerto Ricos' lakes are man made and offer excellent fresh water fishing. The lakes are stockted with bass and other fresh water varieties. CULTURE of Puerto Rico. Many nationalities and races make up the culture, from Spanish to native indian and Africans.

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• EXPLORE THE SOUTH The South coast of Puerto Rico offers a great variety of colonial architecture, historical churches, dry forest, scenic lighthouses and wonderful restaurants.
PHOTOS Coqui frog of Puerto Rico


National Geographic quote: Puerto Rico, a semi-autonomous, internally self-governing U.S. territory, is an extraordinary island—an area smaller than Connecticut, mostly mountainous, with some 300 miles of coastline scalloped by soft sand beaches and lagoons easing into warm tropical water. Inland, rolling coastal plains rise abruptly into the Cordillera Central, a densely forested mountain range running parallel to the island's length and creating an unusual mix of climatic zones and ecosystems... Some of the oldest, most historically significant architecture in the Americas; world-class museums of art, history, and culture

End of the Taino Kingdom A translation of a Spanish document concerning the last day of Taino rule. • Yuiza and Loiza Legend of the last Taino Cacique in what is now Loiza. Letter from JFK In response to a letter from Luis Munoz Marin concerning the status of Commonwealth in Puerto Rico. • Culture Various aspects of the culture of Puerto Rico. Samuel Lind a painter and sculptor who concentrates on the culture of his Loiza heritage. Hammock Maker a visit with Alejandro, a traditional artisan who weaves hammocks and baskets. Vejigantes Saints Day Celebration of Loiza Aldea and Ponce. Three Kings Day A tradition that started before the modern day Christmas Day celebration. Coffee and Agriculture, a little history .
Hotel Reviews Editors recommendations of accommodations around the island.
Culebra Island Beautiful Flamenco Beach is one of the worlds fabulous beaches.
Links Page Related links about Puerto Rico and other places.

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