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Los Picachos

Intermediate

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0.2 mile 0.3 kilometer point to point
100% Runnable
Intermediate

Elevation

Ascent: 8' 3 m
Descent: -2' -1 m
High: 3,110' 948 m
Low: 3,102' 946 m

Grade

Avg Grade: 1% (1°)
Max Grade: 1% (1°)

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A short side trip from the El Yunque Trail to a tower and scenic views.

John Sprunger

Features Birding · Views · Wildlife

Description

A short, 0.2-mile trail including a section of steep stairs to a cement tower with beautiful scenic vistas of the area. You must travel between two-three miles up the El Yunque Trail to reach this trail. The trail may be muddy and slippery in places.

Flora & Fauna

Many birds and lizards

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#11

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The top of El Yunque Peak is certainly not short on views of Los Picachos.
Jan 2, 2017 near Hato Ca…, PR
Steep stairs to the top of Los Picachos are one of the last challenges near the end of the trail.
Jan 2, 2017 near Hato Ca…, PR

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