The Osa Peninsula and the South Pacific Sights

Cloudbridge Private Nature Reserve

  • 2½ km (1 mile) northeast of San Gerardo de Rivas Map It
  • San Gerardo de Rivas
  • Nature Preserve/Wildlife Refuge

Fodor's Review

This private nature reserve staffed by volunteers and a senior biologist has an easy trail to a waterfall, plus almost 20 km (12 miles) of river and ridge trails bordering Chirripó National Park. It's a pleasant alternative for hikers who aren't up to the challenge of Chirripó or haven't reserved a spot far in advance. There's also an art gallery featuring nature paintings, and basic accommodations in a few simple cabins, including one en route to Chirripó. Volunteers often occupy the simple rental cabins, so check the website for availability.

Sight Information


2½ km (1 mile) northeast of San Gerardo de Rivas, San Gerardo de Rivas, 11904, Costa Rica

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  • Daily sunrise–sunset


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