Map of national parks, state parks, and others in Puerto Rico

Puerto Rico, known as the Island of Enchantment, is a place full of natural wonders, picturesque landscapes, and an incredible variety of outdoor recreational activities. While many visitors come to enjoy its beautiful beaches and exotic architecture, Puerto Rico is also home to numerous national and state parks that offer a chance to get away from the hustle and bustle of city life and immerse oneself in nature.

National parks in Puerto Rico are incredibly diverse, ranging from coastal mangroves to tropical rainforests. Visitors can explore the bioluminescent lagoons at La Parguera or hike through the rugged mountains of El Yunque, the only tropical rainforest in the U.S. National Forest system. Alternatively, adventurous hikers can take on the challenging trail of the Guajataca Forest Reserve, with its network of paths leading through the tropical forest to hidden waterfalls and wildlife.

State parks in Puerto Rico are equally as stunning and offer a range of outdoor activities that would suit any visitor. As well as offering stunning views, they also provide opportunities for hiking, cycling, and camping. The Cabo Rojo Lighthouse, one of the most famous landmarks of Puerto Rico, is located at the Cabo Rojo National Wildlife Refuge. The park's picturesque cliffs and scenic beaches are the perfect destination for photographers or anyone looking for a relaxing day of swimming and sunbathing. On the other hand, if you're looking for a more challenging hiking experience, El Hipódromo River Park has a series of trails that lead visitors to stunning waterfalls cascading down high cliffs in the mountains.

No matter what outdoor interest you have, whether it's bird-watching, camping or water sports, parks in Puerto Rico have something for everyone. When visiting these parks, you will not only forget about the hustle and bustle of city life but also feel rejuvenated and renewed by the beauty and peacefulness around you.

So, whether you're travelling with family, seeking adventure, or merely looking for a peaceful escape, there is no better time to visit Puerto Rico's stunning national and state parks. Make sure to pack sunscreen, insect repellent, and your sense of adventure because these parks are waiting to be explored!

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