World of Waterfalls Blog

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Most recent blog posts (reverse chronological order):

Top 10 Best Puerto Rico Waterfalls & How To Visit Them

The Top 10 Best Puerto Rico Waterfalls List showcases our favorite spots in this vibrant Caribbean Island that’s also a US Territory.

Allison Gulch Falls

Allison Gulch Falls is a very elusive 80-100ft waterfall on a side tributary that feeds the East Fork San Gabriel River (famous for the Bridge to Nowhere).

“Code Words” (Allison Gulch Falls – May 6, 2022)

As I continued the rough boulder scrambling with plenty more spots of bushwhacking through overgrowth, I especially had to pay attention to more sections…

Puerto Rico Spring Break Itinerary – April 13, 2021 to April 22, 2021

Our Puerto Rico Itinerary covered a 10-day Spring Break where we explored as much of the island as we possibly could..

Rio Espiritu Santo Waterfall

The Rio Espiritu Santo Waterfall dropped into a boulder-fringed green pool that is sometimes called Charco Verde in a less-visited part of El Yunque Forest.

La Cabra Waterfall and Charco Azul

Charco Azul and La Cabra Waterfall were a pair of hidden gems deep in Cañon de San Cristóbal. It was the kind of locals experience that most tourists don’t do.

La Niebla Waterfall (La Niebla del Usabon)

La Niebla Waterfall (La Niebla del Usabón) is the tallest and most known of the waterfalls in Canon de San Cristobal, which is Puerto Rico’s deepest canyon.

La Piedra Escrita

La Piedra Escrita literally translates as “the written rock” because it contains Taino petroglyphs as it sits next to a swimming hole and cascade in Jayuya.

Cascada Las Delicias

Cascada de Las Delicias (or just Cascada Las Delicias) is a pair of intimate waterfalls near the PR-533 Road east of Jayuya and west of the busy PR-149 Road.

Charco La Guitarra and Salto La Plazuela

Charco La Guitarra is a guitar-shaped swimming hole requiring a bit of a rough adventure to reach, which also includes the tall Salto La Plazuela Waterfall.

Chorro de Dona Juana (Dona Juana Waterfall)

The Chorro de Dona Juana Waterfall is a roadside stop and swimming hole in the Cordillera Central Mountains near the geographical center of Puerto Rico.

Salto Collores

Salto Collores was a waterfall that required the least amount of physical exertion for us, and its proximity to the busy Juana Diaz also made it convenient.

Salto Curet

Salto Curet is an off-the-beaten path waterfall near the town of Maricao off the west end of the Ruta Panoramica, which cuts across the spine of Puerto Rico.

Salto Santa Clara

Salto Santa Clara was probably one of the most scenic and largest of the waterfalls in Puerto Rico, which featured a pitchfork shape that dropped maybe 40m.

Gozalandia Waterfall (La Cascada del Guama)

The Gozalandia Waterfall in Western Puerto Rico consists of two notable waterfalls as well as minor ones in between that appease both kids and adults alike.

Salto Collazo

Salto Collazo is a two-tiered waterfall that can be as convenient as a roadside stop or as messy and as adventurous as a jungle scramble to its bottom.

Charco Prieto Waterfall (Posa Negra or Posa Prieta)

The Charco Prieto Waterfall (or Posa Prieta as well as Posa Negra) is perhaps the biggest waterfall in Northern Puerto Rico near San Juan in Bayamon.

Juan Diego Falls

Juan Diego Falls (Cataratas Juan Diego) consists of an attractive lower waterfall as well as a semi-hidden, taller upper waterfall accessed by a short hike.

Las Tinajas Waterfall and Charco Frio

Las Tinajas Waterfall (also known as Charco Frio), is a series of waterfalls perfect for swimming, rope swinging, and cliff jumping in Eastern Puerto Rico.

Las Paylas (Las Pailas)

Las Paylas (or Las Pailas) is a popular natural water slide comprising possibly one of the longest such water slides in Puerto Rico not in a water park.