El Yunque NF
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  • Angelito Trail

    Status: OPEN

    Named after local resident Don Ángel Rosa Torres , CCC worker. This was a past agroforestry, farming area. This short trail descends through Tabonuco trees in the lower montane forest to the federally designated “Wild and Scenic River,” the Río Mameyes. As you get closer, the roar of the rushing river pulls you onward to Las Damas Pool and other favorite swimming spots. This is a nice trail for families with younger children and school groups.

    This trail received a lot of flooding and damage after Hurricane Maria. The replacement of the pedestrian bridge was partially funded by donations through the National Forest Foundation (NFF) working with the nearby Wyndham Rio Mar Grand Resort and their guests. 


    Location: Road 988 km 3.6

    Distance: 0.2mi / 0.4km (one way)

    Time: 15 min. (one way)

    Elevation: 150-110 meters / 492-360 feet

    Dificulty: Easy

    Special Safety Messages: Flash flooding along El Yunque’s rivers can happen unexpectedly. For your safety, please be aware of current conditions and Flash Flood reports for the area. Remember to lock your vehicles and your valuables and remember to take your trash with you.