Rio Celeste, Tenorio Volcano National Park

Must see · Water Body · Nature / 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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  • Really beautiful blue pool waterfall located in Tenorio Park near Bijagua del Upala. About a three hour hike (round trip) to the waterfall, scenic view, blue lagoon, and area where the blue and brown....  more »
  • Really beautiful place. There had been rain before we visited and the trail beyond the waterfall was very muddy. We went with a guide who pointed out lots of birds, spiders and insects to us. It was.....  more »

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