Yokahu Observation Tower, El Yunque National Forest

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Gain a new perspective of the forest on top of Yokahu Observation Tower, a cylindrical viewing tower located in El Yunque National Forest. Climb the 100 steps to the viewing platform at the top of the building to get sweeping views of the trees and hills of the impressive natural surroundings. Constructed in 1963, the tower has a twin elsewhere in the forest, though at a higher elevation and deeper into the park, the second is harder to access and frequently obscured by clouds. Plan my El Yunque National Forest trip by asking Inspirock to come up with tips and suggestions.
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  • The parking lot had lot of place due to restrictions on the entry. The walk to the top was exciting for the kids. At each floor, the scenery became more beautiful with the top being the best. The... 
    The parking lot had lot of place due to restrictions on the entry. The walk to the top was exciting for the kids. At each floor, the scenery became more beautiful with the top being the best. The...  more »
  • Another easy stop along the road. Grounds are kept up and Tower offers some great views from above. Narrow stairs up, but an easy walk up. Worth the stop!! 
    Another easy stop along the road. Grounds are kept up and Tower offers some great views from above. Narrow stairs up, but an easy walk up. Worth the stop!!  more »
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  • Really interesting structure. Great views. May have to fight for the perfect picture at the top, but it is worth it. Only need about 20 minutes here.
  • Gorgeous view from climbing a few Stairs. Limited occupancy when we visited in Feb 2022. A worthwhile stop. Has bathrooms too

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