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Address: Mountain Pine Ridge Cayo District, Belize

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Stop for a swim!

This is a beautiful area for swimming, reading a book, listening to the water, just sitting on a rock in the water, or wading. Very relaxing and not crowded.

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 14, 2015
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Madison, Wisconsin
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Madison, Wisconsin
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44 reviews 44 reviews
21 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

This is a beautiful area for swimming, reading a book, listening to the water, just sitting on a rock in the water, or wading. Very relaxing and not crowded.

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Scott Township, Pennsylvania
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15 reviews 15 reviews
5 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015 via mobile

We were happy to have found this spot for a relaxed day away from tourism. My son enjoyed playing/swimming with some local friends he made. It is a marble formation which makes it very slippery; Beware! It really is beautiful but nothing that took my breath away... Perhaps I could have explored a little more. A short hike and you're... More 

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Boston
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26 reviews 26 reviews
11 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

Several nice pools to swim in. Beautiful surroundings. Nice stop after Caracol. Primitive place to change into bathing suite. Very remote.

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Houston, Texas
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

Our family with 3 children enjoyed having a picnic after a swim playing in the streams and waterfall.. it remains one of the highlights of our entire trip for our 7 year old daughter. Very safe and yet so much fun to slide from one pool to another..

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Philadelphia
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26 reviews 26 reviews
9 attraction reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

On the Mountain Pine Rd, Rio On Pools is a stunning place. A short walk leads to gorgeous pools of water running through ancient boulders. The scenery is incredible. You can sunbathe on the rocks or the shore and swim in the many pools. Be careful, the rocks are extremely slippery. It's best to kind of crawl or slide around... More 

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Crestone, Colorado
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16 reviews 16 reviews
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

This place if big with lots of area to get away from other tourists. Easy access too unlike big rock falls which is a heck a climb. Beautiful pools and rocks in a gorgeous setting. Come early and no one will be there.

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Vancouver, Canada
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25 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

Great little stop to make if you're in the area. The water is clear and refreshing and the scenery is fantastic

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7 reviews 7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

Stopped at Rio On following our visit to Caracol. Beautiful and refreshing. You can wade or swim in the pools created by the cascading river. This was one of the highlights of our vacaton.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

If you like jumping puddles, like you did when you were a kid, you will love this place! It was so much fun…but our time was limited…this could very easily be a full day trip, including a nigh bbq! :)

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Vaughan, Canada
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65 reviews 65 reviews
24 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

Getting here is a bit rough our kids complained a lot but so worth the drive ! We all had such an amazing visit we arrived early enough that there was no one but us for 2 hours in the afternoon there are the groups that go to Caracol that stop here. From the parking area it is a short... More 

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