Tenorio National Park, Costa Rica

4.4
#53 of 97 in Nature in Costa Rica
Featuring four volcanic peaks and two craters, Tenorio National Park offers numerous hiking trails passing lagoons, waterfalls, and rivers. As you walk, keep your eyes peeled for tapirs, ocelots, and pumas. Observe the park's river, colored light blue thanks to the abundant emissions of volcanic sulfur. Stroll around geysers and thermal hot springs before you reach the peak with a panoramic view, or devote all your time to exploring some of 130 sq km (50 sq mi) of swimming areas and picnic spots. The park's amenities include first aid stations, restrooms, and access to clean drinking water. Make Tenorio National Park a centerpiece of your Tenorio Volcano National Park vacation itinerary, and find what else is worth visiting using our Tenorio Volcano National Park family vacation planner.
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  • July 28, 2017
    It was a moderate difficulty hike but lots of kids were doing it. The stairs to and fro from the waterfall are enough to take your breath away The view of the waterfall is spectacular . The blue water...  more »
  • July 6, 2017
    Rio Celeste is the draw and it doesn't take much distance on the trail to get there from the main lodge. Getting here may be just as challenging as the trails within Tenorio however. There doesn't see...  more »
  • June 26, 2017
    After visiting a few national parks (Irazú, Arenal, Monteverde, Ricon, Carara), I consider the Tenorio volcano national park was the most beautiful. The most beautiful for its picturesque trail diversified fauna presents vegetation lush and, of course, to the famous turquoise water as I'd ever seen. Skeptics compared images will be confounded, because this colour is breathtaking and surpasses what you see in the photo! In short, for its accessibility, its interesting course, the variety of things to observe and its main attraction, I highly recommend to Tenorio during your stay in Costa Rica.
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