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Big Tree Trail

El Yunque National Forest, Puerto Rico
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The hike is short, but there are lots posts about vegetation and animals in the forest. We saw... read more

Reviewed 6 September 2017
jlam29
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Toronto, Canada
Be careful with kids.. but overall amazing trail

you can go to utube and search for vidyutraj for the video.. We went with kids and infants... read more

Reviewed 21 August 2017
Rajagopal S
,
Woodbridge
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This short, memorable and popular walk is the best way to experience the rainforest.
  • Excellent47%
  • Very good42%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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“big tree” (13 reviews)
“la mina falls” (29 reviews)
“easy path” (2 reviews)
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El Yunque National Forest, Puerto Rico

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Reviewed 6 September 2017

The hike is short, but there are lots posts about vegetation and animals in the forest. We saw some chickens there.

Thank jlam29
Reviewed 21 August 2017

you can go to utube and search for vidyutraj for the video.. We went with kids and infants.. some part of the trail was slippery.. keep close watch of ur kids.. ask them not to run ! its worth the trail.. La mina falls is...More

Thank Rajagopal S
Reviewed 20 August 2017

We (mom and two kids, ages 5 and 7) went last week and had a great time. We have never hiked before, but the entire trail is paved with textured cement so off we went. You do not need to book a tour for this....More

Thank Heather M
Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

This trail is about a 25-30 minute hike that gets you to Las Minas falls. The hike isn't that bad, we did it with 2 girls ages 10 & 8. If it's raining be careful some spots are steep and slippery. Once you get to...More

Thank ogarcia58
Reviewed 31 July 2017 via mobile

This is an easy path, paved with concrete. If you have weak knees or need a walking stick you may have to be careful. Parts are steep. The tree and its story of arrival changes from each person who tells you. All are similar and...More

Thank WouldLike2TraveMore
Reviewed 25 July 2017

You cannot get lost on this trail. It is borders a river so all you have to do is put one foot in front of the other until you reach the waterfall.

Thank Miriam S
Reviewed 28 June 2017 via mobile

My 5 year old son was scared walking this trail. The Mina Trail is better . Mina trail has stairs and lots of ponds one can enter to get refreshed before arriving to the Mina Fall. This trail is a straight narrow and concrete path...More

1  Thank Elizabeth R
Reviewed 27 June 2017

Again, once you're already inside the rain forest, you might as well take as many trails as you can. It's a stunning place to visit, even though the "Big Tree" isn't as impressive as they make it sound.

Thank MerlynDalamar
Reviewed 17 June 2017 via mobile

The trail is just under a mile and ends at some gorgeous falls. We went with two kids - 7 and 5. Both made it fine but were tired. Be sure to have good shoes and water. Snacks helped too. The trail is narrow and...More

Thank Brian A
Reviewed 7 May 2017

the .8 mi one way trail leads to La mina falls where you can swim in the cool waters. along the path are several informational panels to explain the surrounding flora and fauna. can be combined with the la mina falls trail for a 2...More

Thank Christopher F
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Karley S
30 April 2017|
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Response from Karley S |
Actually I have since been there. There are bathrooms at the trail head for both B8g Tree and La Nina
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