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“awesome waterfall” 5 of 5 stars
Review of La Fortuna Waterfall

La Fortuna Waterfall
La Fortuna de San Carlos, Arenal Volcano National Park, Costa Rica
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Type: Waterfalls, Outdoors
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mascoutah IL
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
“awesome waterfall”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2012

Wow! Beautiful scenery, great, refreshing dip in the pool, not to many sights like it. However, you do need to be in decent shape to make the treck to the bottom of the fall and back up. It is a long way down and back, the steps are natural, uneven and it is tiring. I felt it worth the effort. Pack some water and a light lunch, relax at the bottom for a while.

Visited October 2012
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Colcord, Oklahoma
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“Do not miss it!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2012

This was an amazing place. It is one of those places you see in travel brochures and think "That place doesn't really exist", but it does. It cost us $10/ person to get in. It was a long hike back up, but worth i!

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Vancouver, Canada
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“Stunning!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2012

After lazing about at the pool and overindulging in delicious meals, it's nice to get your blood bumping with a visit to the La Fortuna Waterfall. It's a moderate hike (think stairs down, then up again), but the view is well worth the effort.

Visited November 2012
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Cameron, Wisconsin
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“A workout!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2012 via mobile

What a beautiful waterfall. We loved swimming in it. I was a bit nervous about the 463 (we counted!) steps back up the mountain, but it wasn't so bad. Overall, not a bad day trip for the $10 it costs to see it.

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Leitrim, Ireland
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“Amazing”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2012

This is an amazing waterfall. However go early ad there are approx 450 steps down to it, and bring water for coming back up. We got some amazing pictures.

Visited November 2012
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