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Mountain Pine Ridge Forest Reserve

24 km southeast of San Ignacio | Western Belize, Belize
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Rio On Pool, Rio Frio Cave and Caracol Maya Ruin Tour
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“big rock falls” (13 reviews)
“rio frio cave” (13 reviews)
“pools” (26 reviews)
24 km southeast of San Ignacio | Western Belize, Belize
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Reviewed April 8, 2012

Hired a care and discovered this for our selves. Good day out combined with Rio Falls and Big Rock

1  Thank Hallcottage
Reviewed April 4, 2012

Many trails, birds, impressive water falls and romantic places to have a swim and a picnic

Thank mariu40
Reviewed April 3, 2012

It was a long bumpy ride up to the Reserve. Then we had to check in prior to going to the caves and have armed guards outside the Rio Frio Cave while we went on tour for about an hour with our guide. We then...More

Thank multitravelorrkj
Reviewed March 25, 2012

Nothing special except for Blancaneaux lodge (which was incredible). The surrounding rainforest is amazing. The pine forest does have less bugs and less noise at night.

Thank Snot_Finder
Reviewed March 21, 2012

The forrest has been hit hard by the pine beetle but it is recovering. The good news is that there are so many activites around you dont even notice.

Thank Brad B
Reviewed March 19, 2012

Best way to see it is by horseback. Great to see it recovering from the fire. Beautiful views from on top. Great network of horse trails. Big Rock Falls was awesome.

Thank cparker24
Reviewed March 17, 2012

The entire area is beautiful with lots of trails and not a lot of people.

Thank blakemom
Reviewed March 13, 2012

Remote, removed from the "real world". Well worth a visit if you have the time and a reliable car.

Thank luvs2ski
Reviewed March 6, 2012

again our guides from the Hidden Valley Inn made us feel safe.and were so wonderful ...

Thank Bettyblue52
Reviewed March 1, 2012

There are quite a few sites up in the MPR, including, several waterfalls and caves. There are also several resorts up there. You drive through the MPR on the way to the Caracol Mayan ruins. It's the largest pine forest in Central America. The roads...More

Thank BigBear1977
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March 12, 2017|
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Response from Samsmom1103 | Reviewed this property |
Just went back through my pictures and found the sign for one of the zip line companies near the ridge - Calico Jack's.