Tenorio Volcano National ParkCurrently Open
- Address: Guanacaste, Alajuela, Costa Rica
- Timings: 24-hrs Details
- Ticket Price: 10 CRC
- Time Required: 06:00 Hrs
- Tags: National Park, Hiking Trail, Family And Kids, Adventure, Nature
Tenorio Volcano National Park - Review
One of Costa Rica’s best kept secrets, the Tenorio Volcano National Park is one of the country's youngest parks. Formed in the year 1995 to protect the Tenorio Volcano, the park features-
- Stunning river views
- Opportunities for wildlife adventures
- The beautiful and surreal Rio Celeste waterfall
- Hiking trails
- Unique to the area fauna and flora
- Natural hot springs
Pack some snacks, a change of clothes and a good camera and head over to the Tenorio Volcano National Park to enjoy nature at its best.
Tenorio Volcano National Park Information
- Stay away for the naturally formed mud pots. They can be boiling and may cause severe burns.
- The hiking trails tend to be slippery. Wear sturdy shoes.
Tenorio Volcano National Park Ticket Prices
- There is an eco lodge within the park. Charges approximately $170 onwards for lodging and meals.
How To reach Tenorio Volcano National Park by Public Transport
- Renting a 4WD and driving it down is the best way to reach the park.
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Things to Know Before Visiting Tenorio Volcano National Park
95% of people who visit Alajuela include Tenorio Volcano National Park in their plan
5 PM - 6 PM
39.28% of people start their Tenorio Volcano National Park visit around 5 PM - 6 PM
People usually take around 6 Hrs to see Tenorio Volcano National Park
95% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Tenorio Volcano National Park
Tenorio Volcano National Park Map
Tenorio Volcano National Park Trips
Tenorio Volcano National Park, Alajuela Reviews
This is an incredible place! The hike from the Park entrance to the famous waterfall is about 1 h 30 minutes. It is considered easy/moderate. Bring hiking shoes, snacks, water and bug repellent. This is truly a magical, wild destination. Once there don’t rush. Take your time to look, feel, absorb and appreciate the beauty of Mother Nature. The blue colour is a gift and the energy is completely pure.
Great hike. Lots of things to see. Stunning waterfall with blue water. Not crowded. There is a very long stairway to get to the bottom of the waterfall and then back up. Be prepared.
We loved our guide Jonathon who shared his passion for this park. This isn't a well traveled area, but the Rio Celeste is definitely worth a visit. We enjoyed the 2.5 hour hike which was fairly challenging even when it's not too muddy. I think more locals are staring to check out this area and soon it will become more popular.
We booked an excursion through Conchal Fun and Diego was our guide. This place is amazing on its own but Diego made it even more so. The hike is short but worth the trip!
Let's see, how do I put this? Amazingly spectacular, surprisingly stunning beauty, seemingly surreal or magical. This park is really worth the entrance and the walk in. Just a couple of warnings: no bathrooms or water once inside so go before you go and bring a full water bottle. Also the walk is pretty rigorous and steep in places as you near the falls, so be prepared.