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Rincon de La Vieja National Park

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This 35,000-acre national park centers around a volcano that last erupted in 1995.
  • Excellent57%
  • Very good32%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“mud pots” (37 reviews)
“las pailas” (27 reviews)
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Travel with two teenagers were eager to do whatever to have fun. We bought a full day activity. We got there around 9:30 am (late) acticities start at 8:30 but they were nice enough to take us to they activities.activities missed would be done at...More

1  Thank Claudia G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I thought this was the best tour on our trip to Costa Rica. We enjoyed seeing all the thermal activity and saw plenty of wild life. There was only my wife and myself on this tour and the guide, Walter, was excellent. With only the...More

1  Thank Adrian S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This place is so amazing, you can't have it all in a single day. Las Pailas section is the most visited; waterfalls, trails and volcano closeup on it's finest. Don't miss the Santa Maria section (just ask for directions, is easy to get there) you...More

Thank Sir_Hendrick
Reviewed 7 August 2017 via mobile

Amazing hiking trail . We did the short one that last 3 hours. On the way we saw many butterflies, birds and lizards. The beginning of the trail is a rainforest, after it counting to activity volcano areas that you can see bubble mud and...More

Thank 387adik
Reviewed 21 July 2017 via mobile

Our large school group of 23 teens and 7 adults enjoyed our beautiful hike. The volcano was breathtaking and definitely a must see. The museum on the way up was informative and had a few local vendors, which provided fresh fruit and items to purchase....More

Thank Nancy H
Reviewed 19 July 2017 via mobile

Loved this tour. It was one of the best during our 9 day trip to Costa Rica. The area was beautiful and the volcanic activity was breath taking.

Thank WendyHaggerton
Reviewed 6 July 2017

We didn't have loads of time but we did get to hike to four waterfalls (free) and do the hot springs/mud baths ($20). It was STUPID GORGEOUS out there.

Thank mrgrita
Reviewed 5 July 2017

The main hike takes about 2 hours and it is a loop that goes around the mud pots and little volcano. It is an easy hike - mostly flat and paved. Very interesting - we saw a lot of animals too - snakes, agouti, birds...More

Thank tezzzka
Reviewed 5 July 2017 via mobile

This was a perfect fit, exactly what we were looking for. We got to the main building and were greeted in English by a very knowledgeable and very friendly Ranger. He explained the trail options, told us all about the park and answered our extensive...More

1  Thank Michael C
Reviewed 27 June 2017

We visited this park in 2004 and returned in June 2017. The trail has been improved significantly (apparently, 3 years ago, the government invested the resources to make a significant portion of the trail more accessible to all Costa Ricans and visitors). We paid a...More

1  Thank FS_Junkie_with_kids
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11 July 2017|
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Response from Michael C | Reviewed this property |
Shorts were great for us with bug spray. A hat was really more important because the bugs were at head level. Not mosquitoes, just other flying insects that were just present and not stinging. Consider tall socks that you... More
19 May 2017|
Response from Piwi_185 | Reviewed this property |
Hello! The hot springs are outside of the national park (about 10 min) and I wasn't there. But the drivers of our transfer told us that you can go there, also in May. Just keep in mind, that normally it starts to rain in the... More
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25 April 2017|
Response from pm430 | Reviewed this property |
Hi, in the part of the park where I have been, there are no zip lines...not sure if there are in other areas. You could visit the park alone, if you prefer.