Rio Blanco National Park

Rio Blanco National Park, Santa Cruz: Address, Rio Blanco National Park Reviews: 4/5

Rio Blanco National Park
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Lisa F
Durango, CO112 contributions
Great fun on a hot day
Mar 2021
My husband, kids (two teens ages 13 and 16), and I loved the waterfall and the flora we saw around the river itself. If you are expecting awe-inspiring, history book making falls and attractions, this is not the place. However, we had a wonderful couple of hours exploring the short trail and ending at the falls. My son and I jumped the high rocks and the lower ones, while my husband and daughter watched. The host didn't have much to do, as we were the only visitors, so he came out and swept the rocks clean for us. We had our own car, so it was an easy trip for us.
Written 26 March 2021
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Raroboy
Canada544 contributions
A nice waterfalls
Jan 2020
A cement walkway will take you to the falls. There is a large pool of water, great for swimming. In February it is possible to get behind the falls and swim through it. If you take the path away from the falls you will come to a swinging bridge. Went over the bridge and found a dirt path but did not take it. Be careful there are some large gaps between the boards on the bridge.
Written 31 January 2020
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Ross B
Shenley, UK974 contributions
Quant little falls
Jan 2020
IT is a bit out of the way but worth a visit. The falls are tiny but set in beautiful surroundings. Loads of children had a swim, and there is a changing booth there.
Written 12 January 2020
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kenalexwhite2017
San Francisco, CA83 contributions
Beautiful but obscure spot
Dec 2019
Hard to get to. There are buses but pay close attention to their schedule. Ask when they return even if you think you know. Or drive yourself.

It’s a gorgeous road through some truly off the grid villages and forest, and the park itself is beautiful.
Written 2 January 2020
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troutmoon
Eureka Springs, AR9 contributions
I jumped!
Jun 2018 • Friends
Our stop at the Rio Blanco Falls was the highlight of the hot day. We swam, explored behind the powerful falls, and I (nearly 60 years old) jumped off the (smaller) bluff into the clear cool water. Beautiful place!
Written 7 July 2018
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Annatron
26 contributions
Gorgeous setting
Jun 2018 • Friends
Our mission group had a wonderful afternoon at this park. We were able to hike, relax in the water and jump of a cliff. There was fun for everyone. The easy to get to waterfall is just beautiful. Find your bliss at Rio Blanco National Park.
Written 26 June 2018
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tdbmdpa
Tallassee, AL11 contributions
Nice place to cool off
May 2018 • Friends
Nice swimming hole to visit on a hot day. Short walk from the parking lot to the stream and waterfall.There is a gift shop with local products available. Outhouse and changing rooms on site.
Written 28 May 2018
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Marie H
Zbiroh, Czech Republic201 contributions
Nice but nothing special
May 2018 • Solo
Rio Blanco is a small NP with few trails and two small waterfalls. You can swim under the falls or just relax on one of the big flat stones in the river. There are few trails on the other side of the river but they are poorly signed (I mentioned this to the guy at visitors centre). Though since the park is very small you won't get lost.
To get there hop on the bus going to Jalacte but note that there are not that many buses! Getting back you better double-check the bus schedule.
Written 21 May 2018
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Kat H
23 contributions
Amazing views
Mar 2018 • Friends
Rio Blanco is a beautiful national park. With just a short walk from the entrance you reach a beautiful outlook over seeing a waterfall. Everyone in my group jumped off the outlook, but I was too scared and climbed off the cement dock. If you go right when you hit the changing rooms you will reach a teal cable bridge. The whole park amazes me as they keep making updates to it. I would 100% recommend this to everyone.
Written 26 March 2018
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Cheryl N
Nashua, United States3 contributions
I can’t believe I jumped!
Mar 2018 • Friends
We went with a group of people and we all did the short hike around the waterfall. There is a short bridge we walked over and our guide, Pop from Cottonwwod Lodge, was very informative and explained different plants around us.
We got to the waterfall and I could feel the excitement and nervous energy from all of us. You just have to go for it! It was so exhilarating! The water was just right and we all got to swim around and some of us actually jumped again! This is a must do while in the area!
Written 10 March 2018
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