Los Tres Picachos State Forest

Los Tres Picachos State Forest is in central Puerto Rico located directly north of Toro Negro State Forest and east of the city of Jayuya. It is roughly bordered on the east by PR 149, bordered on the south and west by PR 144, and bordered on the north by PR 533. Los Tres Picachos State Forest is named for the three peaks that make up one of the highest mountains in Puerto Rico.

Los Tres Picachos State Forest is a mountainous and dense rich forest great for hiking through the wilderness. Due to the mountain peaks and terrain, the hiking can be a bit challenging, so come prepared and be ready for some exercise. There are some park rangers that can provide directions and tips to help you along your journey. It is always a good idea to check in with the forest rangers so that can you be sure to be aware of any weather conditions or trails conditions that might impede your expedition.

The forest has numerous mountain streams which feed the plants and wildlife that make up the forest. The vegetation is very dense and green making you feel like you have entered a secluded world. There is also diverse wildlife including lots of lizards, frogs, and birds. The streams also create some breath-taking waterfalls in the regions.

Facilities include a ranger station, forest trails, picnic tables, camping facilties, and barbeque pits. Bring plenty of water, bug spray, and good hiking shoes.

Los Tres Picachos State Forest facilities are open Tuesday through Sunday weekly. For detailed information on forest facilities, operating times, or conditions, call Los Tres Picachos State Forest at 787-724-3647.