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La Mina Falls

El Yunque National Forest, Puerto Rico
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Be sure to leap into the cool waters at the base of this 35-foot cascade.
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  • Very good30%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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El Yunque National Forest, Puerto Rico
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Reviewed 6 October 2017

La Mina Falls is one of the most visited spots in El Yunque Rain Forest. You'll notice that the parking lot will fill up really fast - but don't be worried, there are lots of places to park along the side of the road. I...More

Thank Baltzer
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Reviewed 16 September 2017 via mobile

Second time doing this hike in the rain forest , amazing . It is a 25 min walk to the water fall there are stops there is also a concession. Stand at the beginning to buy drinks and food , take your time and embrace...More

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Reviewed 4 September 2017 via mobile

Extremely beautiful tourist attractions. This is a bit of a drive up in the mountains. You have to climb some big rocks once you get off the main road, in order to reach the water falls. But the view is amazinggggg. It also a free...More

Thank Josie G
Reviewed 3 September 2017 via mobile

We reached La Mina Falls, while hiking on one of the trail known as Big Tree Trail. It was so relaxing after about 30 minutes of hiking. The water pond under the falls was not too deep and people enjoyed taking falls on their head

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Reviewed 30 August 2017 via mobile

Our La Mina Falls visit was an amazing experience, it's about a 25-30 minutes walk up the mountain. Wear comfortable shoes and wear swimming clothes because the best experience is getting into the waterfalls, water is cold but tolerable I didn't want to get out....More

Thank nalini2001
Reviewed 30 August 2017

So, I am a review reader'holic. I read reviews on items before I make a purchase and locations I plan to visit. I believe after reading all the amazing reviews about La Mina Falls, when I made the 30-45 minute hike in throw down rain...More

Thank Tami B
Reviewed 21 August 2017

search for vidyutraj in utube... Please see this video for more info.. VERY USEFUL FOR PEOPLE GOING WITH KIDS AND INFANTS... We took the Palo colorado trail to go to the La Mina falls. Its more a downhill, so it was relatively easy , as...More

Thank Rajagopal S
Reviewed 17 August 2017

There are two parking options to hike to La Mina Falls. We drove up to the second one and hiked down to the Falls (which meant a tougher uphill hike back to the car - it isn't a loop, you walk to and from the...More

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Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

It takes about 30-40 minutes of walking into the falls one way. The trail is quite paved so the walk was easy. We arrived at around noon time and the falls are so fully packed with tourists (on a weekday) and it would be quite...More

Thank Jacqui C
Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

30 min down and 30 min back up walk very nice road to walk you can bring your children I took my 5 yrs old she walk fine I don't recommend strollers the road is very thin and rocky use repellent for mosquitos specially for...More

Thank brando786
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Nick W
8 November 2016|
Response from jenniferlynn60171 | Reviewed this property |
They have tours where they will pick you up from your hotel but it's really better to drive up yourself and go at your own pace
Joy A
13 October 2016|
Response from Brad I | Reviewed this property |
We just rented a car and spent the day there, a big of which involved both sets of falls.
30 June 2016|
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Response from willw0rkf0rvacti0n | Reviewed this property |
She should be fine if she is pretty active. There were people of all shapes and sizes on the path to La Mina. There are also 4 or 5 rest spots, so she can pace herself. There are a few spots that will likely get her a... More