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. Put Mountain Pine Ridge Forest Reserve into our Cayo online tour builder and find out what's close by, where to stay, and where to head next.
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  • We visited 6 different waterfalls and they were all pristine and worth the effort. Some, are very accessible such as Big Rock and Rio On Pools, others don't even have a name and are definitely off the...  more »
  • 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 »
  • 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 »
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  • Absolutely a beautiful waterfall area! We used David's Adventure Tours to go. If you want an educational experience, head here with David!
  • 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.
  • Long travel to get there, but once you do it was great!
  • 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!
  • Lots of beautiful sights to see. A good day trip. A rough ride though.

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