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Toro Verde's Zipline Adventure in Puerto Rico


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Toro Verde - An Introduction
Toro Verde's Zipline Adventure in Puerto Rico
Photo © Zain Deane
Toro Verde is a day's worth of fun, adventure, and unique experiences. A nature park located in out-of-the-way Orocovis, about 90 minutes southwest of San Juan.

The park offers a variety of outdoor excursions. Headlining this list is the various ziplines across mountain valleys; there's one in particular called "The Beast," but we'll get to that in a bit.

In addition to the ziplines, the park has a variety of rope bridges that will test your balance and guarantee you a wobbly trek into the open sky; rappelling, which includes the typical mountain rappelling off a rock face and another version performed in the open air; and mountain biking.

The park can be enjoyed by people of all ages, as long as you meet the height requirement of four feet or more. And of course, you'll want to know about safety. I found my experience at Toro Verde to be extremely safe; the guides are experts, with you every step of the way, and the park follows a meticulous security protocol on a daily basis. For example, one of the differences from Toro Verde to other zipline parks I've been to is the use of two security cables instead of one.

All in all, a trip to Toro Verde ("Green Bull" in Spanish)is an exhilerating, action-packed, and supremely entertaining excursion into the mountains, the forest, and the sky.

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