Natural Landmarks in the Caribbean

El Yunque National Forest (Puerto Rico) The Editor Fri, 12/15/2023 - 21:12
El Yunque National Forest is a forest reserve located in northeastern Puerto Rico on the slopes of the Sierra de Luquillo mountains. It is the only tropical rainforest in the U.S. National Forest System. High annual rainfall creates a jungle-like setting with lush foliage, crags, waterfalls, and rivers.

Morne Trois Pitons National Park: Dominica's Caribbean Masterpiece

Morne Trois Pitons National Park, a pristine sanctuary nestled in the heart of Dominica, graced by the island's highest peak, Morne Trois Pitons, is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. It stands as a testament to the island's natural wonders, a rugged landscape shaped by volcanic forces and adorned with lush biodiversity. The park's diverse landscapes weave a medley of tropical rainforests, secondary forests, deciduous forests, and montane rainforests.