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Address: San Juan, Puerto Rico
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Follow the mountain roads to this preserve where you’ll find La Torre de...

Follow the mountain roads to this preserve where you’ll find La Torre de Piedra, the stone tower.

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Correct this to Maricao not San Juan

It's well over an hour's drive outside San Juan, but the attraction here is the beautiful forest and natural preserve. If you're driving around the island, it's a nice small... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 28 September 2015
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New York City, New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2015 via mobile

It's well over an hour's drive outside San Juan, but the attraction here is the beautiful forest and natural preserve. If you're driving around the island, it's a nice small village stop.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2015

Maricao is a little town on the west of P.R., about two hours from San Juan, there are many mountains. Most of them tropical rain forest, the most important is named "Monte del Estado" . Its a beutifull vacational place, with wood and concrete cabins for rent, swiming pool and other atractions. Need to make reservation and drive you car... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2014

"monte de estado"   Along with my family were planning a holiday where we could make domestic tourism and meet even more of our island. For this reason we plan a stay to mount state. Monunt status is a resort of national parks located in the town of Maricao. It consists in some cabins equipped with heated water and fireplace.... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2014 via mobile

First of all Maricao is far from San Juan. Has nothing to do with San Juan so that correction should be made. On the three picture you see on your left a photo of downtown Maricao but from long time ago. The City of Maricao has just finish remodeling the whole town. They has a fish nursery. The fish later... More 

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Isabela, Puerto Rico
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2013

I love Maricao because is always fresh, even in the summer the temperature can drop to 69 -70. Is surrender by forests and nature and if you want to find a place to relax and be with yourself you can seat in the forest in the many places they gave. Before the Torres de Piedras there is a picnic area... More 

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San Juan, Puerto Rico
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2012

The trip can be a little long but the place is worth it. It is a cool, very nice place to spend time with the family. Excellent for a family picnic.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2012

If you want to visit some of the oldest coffee haciendas in Puerto Rico, Maricao its coffee festival at end of february, and its beautiful forest area are a must.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 March 2012

We set out to have an adventure. the drive through the mountains to the coffee festival was amazing. The local people were very welcoming. Go early and leave well before dark..No lights going down the mountain. It was pretty scary!!

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