Mountain Pine Ridge Forest Reserve, Cayo

4.2
#10 of 18 in Nature in Cayo
The smell of pine trees in the air and the sounds of wild animals, murmuring creeks, and rivers make Mountain Pine Ridge Forest Reserve an enchanting destination for outdoor activities. You can ride a horse, drive a car, or hike along muddy trails through the green, mountainous scenery. The largest complex of Mayan ruins in Belize, located within the reserve, attracts visitors for its beauty and mysticism. Check out the Rio Frio cave and dip in the crystal clear mountain water at the base of Big Rock Falls. You can arrange a guided tour at the park. To visit Mountain Pine Ridge Forest Reserve on your trip to Cayo, use our Cayo travel itinerary planner.
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  • May 6, 2017
    Yes, from San Ignacio it is a long bumpy road but it is do-able. Rent a 4x4 and drive yourself, you can do it! We were here in the wet season so not a lot of water: 1000ft fall not worth the visit. Bi...  more »
  • April 21, 2017
    We enjoyed our day in this reserve very much. There's adventure around every corner and that includes the road as well as the scenery! I took a lot of photos but also "snap shots" in my mind forever t...  more »
  • April 10, 2017
    We took a tour of the jungle on a Polaris through this reserve. We ended up at Sapodilla Waterfall we had a nice picnic and a swim. On the way we stopped at a cavern which was beautiful. We were the o...  more »
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  • May 5, 2017
    Absolutely a beautiful waterfall area! We used David's Adventure Tours to go. If you want an educational experience, head here with David!
  • June 24, 2017
    Upland Savannah Mountain Pine Ridge Forest Reserve very scenic and picturesque of granite rocks, valleys, hills, and tributaries of the upper part of the Macal Rivers.
  • June 29, 2017
    Long travel to get there, but once you do it was great!
  • July 27, 2016
    Tons of free sight seeing. Quiet with very little traffic in the off season. Some of the sights you can go see are breath taking. I can't wait to go back!
  • January 10, 2017
    Lots of beautiful sights to see. A good day trip. A rough ride though.

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