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  • Porta Caribe (South)

    Jayuya

    Located beside the impressive Toro Negro Forest Reserve of Puerto Rico is the town of Jayuya. This fascinating town provides a marvelous gateway into this stunning reserve. It also provides the perfect introduction to Puerto Rico's Indian cultural heritage. Surrounded by mountains and covering an area of 101 km squared, Jayuya is certainly worth a visit.

  • La Montaňa (Central)

    Orocovis

    Juan Rivera de Santiago founded Orocovis municipality in 1825, taking the name for this area from a local Indian Chief whose name was Orocovix. Orocovis is also known as "El Pueblo Corazon," which means "the Heart Town". Orocovis is located in the central region of the Puerto Rico in the island's most central mountain range.

  • Activities

    Camping

    Camping in Puerto Rico can be a wonderful experience. While there are many beautiful, undiscovered areas where you will be able to pitch your tent, it is advised that you restrict yourself to camping sites. With the spectacular stretches of beach - some of which have Blue Flag status - the inviting canopies of the dense forests and the breathtaking mountains, one is easily tempted ...

  • Reserves

    Toro Negro Forest Reserve

    The beautiful Toro Negro Forest Reserve is situated between Adjuntas and Jayuya, along the renowned Ruta Panoramica. Encompassing some 2 834 hectares in the Central Cordillera, Toro Negro Forest Reserve (or Black Bull Forest Reserve) takes in Puerto Rico’s highest peak, Cerro La Punta (1 338 m). Boasting exquisite views and fascinating wildlife, Toro Negro is a must for visitors to the ...