El Portal Visitors Center

Area Status: Temporarily Closed
This area is Closed
You will experience the sights and sounds of birds and other forest animals as you stroll toward the Center. Below the walkway at ground level there is a short interpretive nature trail where you can explore the under story of the canopy and get some spectacular views of the lower forest and the coastal plain.

At a Glance

Operational Hours: 9:00 am to 4:30 pm
Fees $4.00 for adults and $2.00 for senior citizens age 65 and over. Children age 15 and under and education groups will not be asked to pay an entrance fee.
Open Season: All year except christmas
Water: Drinking
Restroom: Flush

General Information

Directions: As you enter the El Yunque National Forest at Km 4.0, PR 191, you will see the main entrance to the El Portal Rain Forest Center.

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4.3 KM

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