Hiking The Maricao Forest Reserve

The 5th most popular hiking trail in Puerto Rico.

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Near Maricao, the Maricao State Forest is known for its hiking trails and scenic mountain forests. There are 845 species of flora and 278 species of trees.

Note: No camping is permitted.

Overall, Maricao Forest Reserve is the 5th most popular hiking trail of all 10 hikes in Puerto Rico.


Local Contact(s):  Commonweatlth Forest Reserves (787) 724-3647 or 724-3724; Puerto Rico Tourism Company (787) 721-2400; PR Dept of Sports - Recreation (787) 721-2800; National Weather Service (787) 253-0840.

Recommended Book:  "Caribbean Hiking Guide" from Timothy Okeefe

Recommended Map:  "Trails Illustrated - Steamboat Springs / Rabbit Ears" from National Geographic

Base Camp:  Formeto Recrativo Cabins; La Casa Devida Natural (888) 3LACASA

Luxury Loding:  Las Casitas Village, Westin Rio Mar Resort

Reference Source:  click here http://drna.pr.gov/

Date Published:  12/25/2015

Date Updated:  7/15/2016

ID:  21748


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