A waterfall deep in the forest. Guided hiking tours are offered, as well as excursions by horse or mule.

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Parks and Outdoors Review of El Salto de Limon

Away Travel Expert: Lynne Sullivan
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ParksExpert Rating 5.0 out of 5 Recommended for:
Birding,Day Hiking,Horseback Riding,Nature,Sustainable Travel
Parks and OutdoorsExpert Tips & Helpful Hints
  • Most visitors travel to the waterfall with an organized tour group booked through one of the resorts on the northeast coast, but you can hook up with a guide at the port city of Santa Barbara de Samana; or hire a guide in one of the tiny villages located along the road that cuts through the peninsula and connects Las Terrenas to Samana.
  • Entry points into the forest are called paradas, a Spanish word usually associated with a bus stop, and you will find them in the villages of Rancho Espanol, Aroyo Surdido, El Cafe, and El Limon. You can visit the falls daily from sunup to sunset.
  • The hike up to the waterfalls is fairly strenuous, so consider taking the 30-minute horseback ride almost to the falls, then walking another ten minutes to reach the natural pool at the bottom of the 131-foot cascade.
El Salto del Limon is a spectacular waterfall isolated in the forest that covers the mountain range of la Sierra Samana in the interior of the Samana Peninsula. It makes a great day trip, and most tour operators include transportation from

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Av. La Marina, Tiro al Blanco

Dominican Republic

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Telephone Number: 809- 538-2042
The details, dates, and prices mentioned here were accurate at the time of publication.

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