La Coca Falls

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This tremendous waterfall is one of the many wonders located in El Yunque National Park, though luckily, is not too far into the forest. Offering breathtaking views, this waterfall also allows visitors to climb up close to it and really feel the thundering force.

This 87 foot tall cascade stands out in staunch white compared to the dark stone behind it and the lush green forest around it. Despite its popularity, the national forest around the falls keeps it secluded and maintains the natural beauty.

Location

Situated in , always welcomes residents and vacationers who are lodging in this part of Puerto Rico. Regardless of whether or not you're staying very close, you should consider stopping by to check it out.

The waterfall is easy to get to and is located just off Highway 191 that dips into El Yunque National Park.

La Coca Falls can be found on the island of Puerto Rico, near Juncos; it is to the south of Loiza.

Nearby Restaurants

There are plenty of eateries to select from in the neighborhood near La Coca Falls. Yuquiyu Delights is a is a convenient snackbar close-by, making it a great option for visitors to La Coca Falls. Casa Cubuy Restaurant and Wetzel's Pretzels Canovanas are some of the other refreshment choices nearby. At Wetzel's Pretzels Canovanas you and your party will be able to sample American cuisine and enjoy the Puerto Rico scene.

Nearby Attractions

Visitors that enjoy waterfalls, and are interested in visiting others, might consider seeing La Mina Falls and Juan Diego Falls; both of which are within traveling distance of this page's falls. Other local activities include El Yunque National Forest, which is within traveling distance near Luquillo. Also think about checking out Rainforest Zip Line, which is another attraction close by.

There are options for close-by activities so you won't get bored. The following table contains a list of nearby attractions.

Attractions Near La Coca Falls
Attraction Type Distance Direction Location
El Yunque National Forest -- 5.1 mi. (11.4 km) E 7.1 mi. South West of Luquillo
Rainforest Zip Line Other Attraction 5.8 mi. (6.0 km) N Rio Grande
Parque De Valenciano -- 6.1 mi. (11.4 km) SW Juncos
Parque Felipe Diaz Torres -- 6.4 mi. (11.1 km) SW Juncos

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Hours

If you plan on visiting the site, plan ahead, because the gates are only open from 7:00am until 6:00pm.

 

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