Hiking The Toro Negro Forest Reserve

The 4th most popular hiking trail in Puerto Rico.

The Toro Negro Forest Reserve is known for its hiking trails. The Toro Negro Forest Reserve contains 5 marked walking trails. These trails vary in length, with the longest taking trekkers some 2 hours. One trail leads to the beautiful Dona Juana Falls, while another leads to a remarkable look-out point.

The beautiful Toro Negro Forest Reserve is situated between Adjuntas and Jayuya, along the renowned Ruta Panoramica. Encompassing some 2 834 hectares in the Central Cordillera, Toro Negro Forest Reserve (or Black Bull Forest Reserve) takes in Puerto Rico's highest peak, Cerro La Punta (1 338 m).

Overall, Toro Negro Forest Reserve is the 4th most popular hiking trail of all 10 hikes in Puerto Rico.

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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:  Onsite primative camping; La Casa Devida Natural (888) 3LACASA

Luxury Loding:  Las Casitas Village, Westin Rio Mar Resort

Reference Source:  click here http://www.drna.gobierno.pr/

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Date Updated:  6/24/2016

ID:  21749

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