Rio Celeste, Tenorio Volcano National Park

Trek into the rainforest and observe the colorful waters of Rio Celeste. Located at the meeting point of two rivers, and near a dramatic waterfall, the water is colored by the special minerals found in the rocks and riverbed, creating an excellent scene to admire and photograph. Unfortunately, you can no longer swim in the vibrant waters, but the hike through the jungle and the chance to see the natural phenomenon make the experience worthwhile. Be sure to bring sturdy boots for the trail, and don’t forget your camera. To visit Rio Celeste and other attractions in Tenorio Volcano National Park, use our Tenorio Volcano National Park online itinerary maker .
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  • You have to go see this magical location! Nice hike and the views and pictures you will get are amazing!  more »
  • GORGEOUS waters, any time of day! The hike has lots of inclines and declines and lots of steps, so you will get your sweat on, but it's worth it! Do the "upper" walk then walk down to the waterfall - ...  more »
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