Monte Jayuya

Monte Jayuya is the second[1] highest peak of Puerto Rico measuring 1,296 meters (4,252 ft) above sea level.[2] The mountain is located in the Cordillera Central, on the border between the municipalities of Jayuya (Barrio Saliente)[3] and Ponce (Barrio Anón).[4][5] The peak is located in the municipality of Ponce[6] and it is within the Toro Negro State Forest.

Monte Jayuya
Monte Jayuya.jpg
Monte Jayuya from Coabey.
Highest point
Elevation1,315 m (4,314 ft)
Coordinates18°10′04″N 66°34′29″W / 18.16778°N 66.57472°W / 18.16778; -66.57472Coordinates: 18°10′04″N 66°34′29″W / 18.16778°N 66.57472°W / 18.16778; -66.57472
Monte Jayuya is located in Puerto Rico
Monte Jayuya
Monte Jayuya
Parent rangeCordillera Central
Easiest routeHike


  1. ^ Puerto Rico - Highest Mountains. Retrieved 21 August 2013.
  2. ^ USGS: Geographic Name Information System. US Department of the Interior. 13 February 1981. Retrieved 21 August 2013.
  3. ^ Mountain Forests: Highest peaks. El Puerto Rico's Forest Reserves and Wildlife Sanctuaries. Retrieved 21 August 2013.
  4. ^ Relieve y picos más altos. Archived 2015-04-12 at the Wayback Machine Government of Puerto Rico. Sistemas de Informacion Geografica. Area de Tecnologia. Oficina de Gerencia y Presupuestos. Retrieved 21 August 2013.
  5. ^ US Geological Survey. USGS. Geonames. Retrieved 21 August 2013.
  6. ^ Puerto Rico geology and mineral resources. USGS. Retrieved 6 August 2014.