Caimitillo Trail – El Yunque

Caimitillo Trail is a short hiking trail off of PR 191 with a great Picnic Area on the trail. The Caimitillo Trailhead can be seen on our map and in our pictures below. It is located just up the mountain from the Sierra Palm Picnic Area.

There is a small parking area just across from the trailhead that only fits a couple vehicles so you might need to park at the Palo Colorado or Sierra Palm Parking lots. If you park at the Palo Colorado Parking Lot you can either hike back down the mountain on the main road or better yet access the El Yunque Trail on the west side of PR 191 (across from Palo Colorado) and hike to where the Caimitillo Trail intersects.

The Caimitillo Trail is the shortest and easiest of all the trails in El Yunque National Forest. Features in addition to the picnic area include; flowers, ferns, bamboo and numerous trees.

*One other note from the National Forest Website is that you should close windows, lock doors, and place valuables in your trunk.

GPS Coordinates : 18.302658, -65.783595

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