El Yunque NF
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  • History

    The Luquillo Mountains have a long history that involves pre-Columbian cultures, Spanish colonization, gold mining and timber exploitation, the construction of access roads and facilities, and ultimately forest management and research.

    Enjoy these priceless and beautiful resources during your visit. Remember that they represent an irreplaceable asset. Please treat them with respect and do not damage them in any way. It is an offense to the federal Criminal Code to unearth, remove, damage, alter or deface any archaeological resource in the forest.

    The following resources will provide an in-depth history: