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Paseo del Morro

The 3/4 mile long trail follows the west section of the Spanish colonial defensive systems of Old San Juan from the San Juan Gate to Fort El Morro.

photo:  Photo by Lewis E. Gorman III.

Length: 0.75 miles
Loop Trail? No
Type: Urban Trail
Agency: National Park Service
Entry Fee? No
Parking Fee? No

Allowed Uses:

Pedestrian - Walking/Hiking/Running

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Location: In San Juan National Historic Site, City of San Juan.
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Longitude: -66.124929
Latitude: 18.471800

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Description

The paseo was designed to provide the visitor with an impressive view of these 300 year old walls and the natural beauty of the San Juan Bay and estuary systems. The trail is illuminated which provides an impressive sight during the night, stone benches located along its route, and interpretive bilingual stations that enhance the cultural landscape and the recreational opportunities offered by the San Juan Historical Site.

Additional Details

Width: 10 inches.
Primary Surface: Concrete
Secondary Surface: Concrete
Grass or Vegetation
Paver Blocks

Average Grade: 2%
Maximum Grade: 3%
Elevation Low Point: 2
Elevation High Point: 8
Elevation Gain (cumulative): Not Available

Year Designated:
2001

Supporting Webpages and Documents

Website: NPS San Juan National Historic Site Puerto Rico

Contact Information

For more information and current conditions, contact the trail manager (listed below). For questions, suggestions, and corrections to information listed on the website, contact American Trails.

Information contact:
Manuel Rodriguez
San Juan National Historic Site

(787) 729-6777

Trail Management:
San Juan National Historic Site
Norzagaray St. 501
Old San Juan , PR 901 -2094
(787) 729-6777
sajusuperintendent@nps.gov
http://www.nps.gov/saju

 

Photos

 Photo by Lewis E. Gorman III.

Photo by Lewis E. Gorman III.

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