El Yunque National Forest is found on the North Eastern side of  Puerto Rico and is the only tropical rainforest in the United States  National Forest System. The rainforest is situated on the slopes of the  Sierra de Luquillo Mountains and covers a 113.3km² area. The forest has  diverse flora and fauna, including up to 23 species of plants which are  endemic to the area. Due to the forest’s location just below the tropic  of cancer, it does not have specified seasons and generally has  year-round rains, which can amount to over 6m or 240 inches of rainfall  per year.

El Yunque National Forest is found on the North Eastern side of Puerto Rico and is the only tropical rainforest in the United States National Forest System. The rainforest is situated on the slopes of the Sierra de Luquillo Mountains and covers a 113.3km² area. The forest has diverse flora and fauna, including up to 23 species of plants which are endemic to the area. Due to the forest’s location just below the tropic of cancer, it does not have specified seasons and generally has year-round rains, which can amount to over 6m or 240 inches of rainfall per year.

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    ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
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    Let’s get a picture of El Yunque in honor of my final Puerto Rico payment I made today. NO PUEDO ESPERAR
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    ahhhhh el yunque lo mejor ;)
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    We had to walk 3mi to get to the waterfall!! It was to die for!!
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    I’ve been here. It was the most beautiful thing I’ve ever seen. So proud of my Puerto Rican heritage.
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    one of the most beautiful places i’ve seen in the world.
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    I wanna go here. I love nature
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