An ideal destination for adventure lovers, Orocovis is located in the geographical center of Puerto Rico. This mountainous town is maybe best known as the home of the extraordinary Toro Verde Nature Adventure Park, where you can experience one of the longest ziplines in the world — known as The Monster — in a safe, family-friendly environment. But this is only one of the adrenaline-fueled experiences that await in Orocovis.

Whether you go from San Juan or drive up from Ponce in the south, expect the drive to be about an hour and a half. Here are some of the popular things to do in Orocovis:

A woman ziplining over lush vegetation in Orocovis.

Fly down a zipline at Toro Verde Adventure Park in Puerto Rico's Central Mountains.

Ziplining at Toro Verde

Toro Verde Nature Adventure Park is an eco-park where you can enjoy hours of entertainment and heart-pounding adventure on ziplines that criss-cross the Central Mountain Range of Puerto Rico. You will find spectacular panoramic views and the longest zipline in America, called The Monster. There is also The Beast, which stretches 4,745 feet and will make you feel like you are flying above the mountaintops.

Toro Verde has several packages to choose from based on your appetite for adventure. Advance reservations are strongly recommended as the park is very popular, especially on weekends.

Guide to Visiting Toro Verde Nature Adventure Park

Dona Juana waterfall cascading into the lake below.

Doña Juana Waterfall cascading into the water below.

Doña Juana Waterfall

This beautiful waterfall is accessible from the road and relatively easy to find. It's a good spot to take photos and cool off with a dip in the freshwater pool below. Keep in mind that this is a natural location, not a developed tourist attraction, so there are no bathrooms or changing areas. You should pack out whatever you bring with you in order to help protect this beautiful place. The Chorro de Doña Juana, as it is known among locals, is located in a region that is part of the Toro Negro State Forest.


If you are in search of more extreme experiences in nature, like rappelling in waterfalls, then you’ll love a canyon expedition in Orocovis. The company Canyoning PR offers guided training and tours for people with different levels of expertise and knowledge. Please note that canyoning (or canyoneering) involves serious heights, strenuous hikes, and traversing slippery and rough terrain — all of which requires excellent physical condition and coordination.

Read more about canyoning in Puerto Rico

Camping at Toro Negro State Forest.

Experience camping in a rainforest at Toro Negro State Forest.

Camping at Toro Negro State Forest

This reserve is one of the 21 public forests that belong to the government of Puerto Rico. Toro Negro State Forest is a rainforest that receives about 110 inches of precipitation per year, with an average temperature of around 65 degrees Fahrenheit.

The forest comprises 8,000 acres of land and is home to Cerro de Punta, which, with an elevation of 1,338 meters, is the highest peak on the Island. Toro Negro has nine rivers and two lakes where you can fish, kayak, or boat. You can also walk along its paths, bathe in natural pools, and enjoy its recreational areas, which are very popular among camping enthusiasts. Campers will find a site with gazebos, barbecues, bathrooms, and parking.

For camping, you must make a reservation through Amigos del Bosque Toro Negro Inc. by calling 787-349-3375 or 787-612-1598. Available spaces are limited.

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