World of Waterfalls Blog

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Most recent blog posts (reverse chronological order):

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.

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.

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

La Coca Falls

La Coca Falls is a popular, easy-to-visit, roadside waterfall with a 26m tall drop in the main part of the El Yunque Rainforest in northeastern Puerto Rico.

“Not So Foreign Lands” (Puerto Rico – April 13, 2022 to April 22, 2022)

It was probably one of the diciest things I’ve done, but we ultimately made it down to the bottom where we were in the confines of this “cave” while looking…

Bridge To Nowhere Waterfalls

The Bridge To Nowhere Waterfalls refer to the cascades and swimming holes beyond the famous bridge, which gave us the perfect excuse to do this popular hike.

“Getting The Word Out” (Bridge to Nowhere and Devils Gulch Falls – April 1, 2022)

This trail was actually surprisingly benign though I did at one moment jab my shoulder against a protruding branch, and it actually put a hole in my…

“Sudden Change Of Plans” (Switzer Falls, Cooper Canyon Falls, and Buckhorn Falls – March 27, 2022)

That really made me feel bad, and it was probably the last bit of reinforcement that I really pushed our luck with this bit of an adventure when so many…

“Technology Test Run” (Eaton Canyon Falls – March 19, 2022)

…I guess that just goes to show you just how urbanized the Eaton Canyon Falls hike has become that now I’m the outlier when I show up in proper gear…