Monte Guilarte, also known as Monte del Guaraguao, is the fifth-highest peak in Puerto Rico at 1,199 meters (3,934 ft) above sea level. The mountain is located in the Cordillera Central, in the municipality of Adjuntas.
|Elevation||1,199 m (3,934 ft)|
|Parent range||Cordillera Central|
It is so named after Captain Juan Guilarte de Salazar, a Spanish explorer and Conquistador, who was one of the first settlers of Puerto Rico. In 1513, Guilarte de Salazar led a column of 50 men to victory against 600 Taíno Indians in the southwest of the island.
- Bosque Estatal de Guilarte on DRNPR
- Rivera, Karlianette Torres. "En las Alturas de Guilarte - Puerto Rico de Aventura".
- Montañas de Puerto Rico on Proyecto Salon Hogar