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Agua Caliente River Loop is a 2.3 mile lightly trafficked loop trail located near San Carlos, Alajuela, Costa Rica that features hot springs and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking, trail running, and nature trips and is best used from November until April.

Length 2.3 mi Elevation gain 561 ft Route type Loop
Hiking Nature trips Running Hot springs River Views Fee
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This route has a $15 fee to enter.

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Jenny Young
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well marked and easy to follow trail. nothing overly spectacular about it for the $15 entrance fee hense the lower rating. We saw a small snake and a monkey.

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Michael Davis
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HikingRocky

This trail was awesome. We got there at 2:30p and had plenty of time to complete the loop with good light. The volcanic rocks lead to a view of the volcano—this is a great place to stop. Once you’re done, walk down the boat ramp looking decline to the left of the suspension bridge, head on down and enjoy cooling your feet in the river. You’ll have deserved it and it will make your walk back to the car super satisfying. We were the only ones on the trail, it was just what we were looking for.

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Sheryl Weber
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Good trail accessible a few hundred feet before the Arenal Observatory entrance. Fee is $15. It appears most trails now in this area require a payment.

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Christopher Runyan
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Robert Spinney
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Le Fre
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Lilly Lieu
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Sophie Lieu
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Melinda Cade
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Gregory Harrison
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Glenn Bukata
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Andrew Howery
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Aoife Cullen
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Laszlo Kismarton
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Will C
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