Best trails in Nicaragua

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Ready to check out the best trails in Nicaragua? AllTrails has 11 great hiking trails, views trails, walking trails and more, with hand-curated trail maps and driving directions as well as detailed reviews and photos from hikers, campers, and nature lovers like you. Ready for some activity? There are 7 moderate trails in Nicaragua ranging from 3.3 to 22.9 miles and from 32 to 5,305 feet above sea level. Start checking them out and you'll be out on the trail in no time!
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Map of trails in Nicaragua
Top trails (11)
#1 - Volcan Maderas
Reserva Natural Volcan Maderas
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Length: 9.5 mi • Est. 6 h 47 m
One half of Ometepe's twin volcanoes, Maderas is deceptively high and steep.Show more
#2 - Cerro Negro Volcano Trail
Rota, León, Nicaragua
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Length: 1.6 mi • Est. 1 h 10 m
Cerro Negro Volcano Trail is a 1.6 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Rota, León, Nicaragua that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as difficult. The trail is primarily used Show more
#3 - Mérida Waterfall
Reserva Natural Volcan Maderas
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Length: 4.5 mi • Est. 3 h 8 m
Mérida Waterfall is a 4.5 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Mérida, Rivas, Nicaragua that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number oShow more
#4 - Volcano Telica
Complejo Volcánico Telica Rota
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Length: 8.2 mi • Est. 4 h 17 m
Volcano Telica is a 8.2 mile out and back trail located near Rota, León, Nicaragua that offers the chance to see wildlife and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking, andShow more
#5 - Charco Verde Trail
Parque Ecologico Charco Verde
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Length: 1.9 mi • Est. 53 m
Charco Verde Trail is a 1.9 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near ALTAGRACIA, Rivas, Nicaragua that features beautiful wild flowers and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarilShow more
#6 - Volcán Concepción
Sarren, Rivas, Nicaragua
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Length: 5.2 mi • Est. 5 h 5 m
Volcán Concepción is a 5.2 mile out and back trail located near Sarren, Rivas, Nicaragua that offers scenic views and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking, and nature Show more
#7 - Volcan San Cristobal
Lava Vieja Volcan San Cristobal
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Length: 12.1 mi • Est. 8 h 24 m
Volcan San Cristobal is a 12.1 mile lightly trafficked out and back trail located near El Cubano, León, Nicaragua that offers scenic views and is only recommended for very experienced adventurers. TheShow more
#8 - Playa Santana
El Gigante, Rivas, Nicaragua
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Length: 3.3 mi • Est. 1 h 21 m
Playa Santana is a 3.3 mile out and back trail located near El Gigante, Rivas, Nicaragua that offers the chance to see wildlife and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for walking and naShow more
#9 - Reto de La Isla MTB Loop
Charco Verde
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Length: 22.9 mi • Est. 10 h 44 m
Reto de La Isla MTB Loop is a 22.9 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near ALTAGRACIA, Rivas, Nicaragua that features a lake and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of activity Show more
#10 - Volcán Maderas
Santa Cruz, Rivas, Nicaragua
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Length: 7.2 mi • Est. 4 h 53 m
Volcán Maderas is a 7.2 mile out and back trail located near Santa Cruz, Rivas, Nicaragua that features a river and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking, nature trips, and backShow more
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