Tres Picachos (Spanish for Three Little Peaks) is one of the highest peaks in Puerto Rico at 968 meters (3,176 ft). It is located on the border between the municipalities of Ciales and Jayuya in the central part of the island, and is part of the Cordillera Central.
|Elevation||968 m (3,176 ft)|
|English translation||Three Peaks|
|Language of name||Spanish|
|Parent range||Cordillera Central|
The mountain has three joint peaks from which the name is derived. It is believed that Taíno Indians thought the mountain to be sacred.
- US Geological Survey
- "Bosque Estatal Los Tres Picachos" (PDF). drna.pr.gov/. Estado Libre Asociado de Puerto Rico Departamento de Recursos Naturales y Ambientales. Retrieved 24 August 2020.
- Weaver, Peter L. "La sierra de Luquillo: los recursos forestales y su historia" (PDF). USDA (in Spanish). p. 24. Retrieved 9 September 2021.