Mountain Pine Ridge

Mountain-Pine-Ridge-BelizeThe Mountain Pine Ridge is one off the oldest area of Central America; after the plate tectonic moved pushing up the magma, metamorphic change to granite rising from the sea.   The mountain exposed to weather it created a series of waterfalls, steams, and rivers.

It was established in 1944 to protect and manage the native pine forest. Its boundaries are estimated to cover an area of 106,352.5 acres (430 km²) with two type of pine.  Within the reserve it has been found at least eighty big pockets of limestone which allows broadleaf forest to grow, and caves were formed.  Researchers have found rocks that date 340 million old, the oldest rock of Central America with one of the tallest waterfall over a 1000 ft high.  Mountain Pine Ridge wasRio-Firo-Cave one of the first mountains to emerge from the sea a number of waterfalls, creeks, and river was formed create Belize two biggest watershed, The Sibun River and the Macal and Belize River.  The area been so big allows us to visit three of the most impressive destination Rio Frio Cave, Rio On Pool, and Big Rock Falls, if you don’t mind a long bumpy ride we could trade with one of the other destination.


Time: 9:00AM to 4:00PM (8 hours)


Tour includes: Entrance fee, water, snack, lunch, beer, sodas, tour guide, transportation