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.
- 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.
- There is an eco lodge within the park. Charges approximately $170 onwards for lodging and meals.
- Renting a 4WD and driving it down is the best way to reach the park.
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50.46% of people who visit Alajuela include Tenorio Volcano National Park in their plan
27.27% of people start their Tenorio Volcano National Park visit around 07 AM
5 Hrs 30 Minutes
People usually take around 5 Hrs 30 Minutes to see Tenorio Volcano National Park
95% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Tenorio Volcano National Park
People normally also visit Ecoglide Arenal Park while planning their trip to Tenorio Volcano National Park.
This place is awesome! All of the roads are paved now, and the waterfall hike trail is easier to walk. The trail is made of concrete and rocks. Don't rent mud boots. You no longer need them.
We visited today and had a wonderful time. We hired Wellington boots cheaply and were glad of them as the path was muddy in places. Our guide was Jonathan and he was really pleasant and informative. We experienced the rainforest (and got wet!) We saw exotic plants, a beautiful waterfall and river and explored the part of the park accessible via the path. This visit was well worth the money and has enhanced our stay in Costa Rica.
Rainforest hiking trails at the footsteps of several active volcanoes! We saw white face monkeys, tapir, tarantula.Fun! A few steep cuts, but overall - nicely maintained trail doable by anyone in good shape.
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.
One of the most beautiful places I have ever seen. I highly suggest hiring a guide at the park.