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Hanging bridges in La Fortuna

Alajuela, Costa Rica



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If you are looking for a unique and exciting experience in Costa Rica, you cannot miss the opportunity to visit the hanging bridges in La Fortuna, Alajuela. This ecotourism project is one of the most beautiful in Costa Rica and has a great variety of native and migratory species.

The hanging bridges in La Fortuna: a unique experience

The hanging bridges in la Fortuna are an architectural marvel that extends along 3.1 kilometers, crossing fourteen bridges, eight fixed and six suspended, ranging from 8 to 98 meters long and reaching up to 60 meters high. From there you can appreciate the impressive flora and fauna of the place, as well as a spectacular view of the Arenal Volcano.

An impressive biodiversity

The hanging bridges in la Fortuna are located in a protected area of 250 hectares, where you can walk through primary rainforest with an innumerable biological diversity.

In this area, you can observe different species of birds, such as the White Hawk and Great Curassow, reptiles such as the Boa and Basilisk Lizards, as well as a great diversity of insects. In addition, there are different species of monkeys, which can be seen in their natural habitat while walking along the trails. Furthermore, there are also vibrant butterflies fluttering around, adding to the enchanting ecosystem.

Safe and comfortable trails

The trails of the hanging bridges in Alajuela, are designed with the most modern technology to ensure the safety and comfort of all visitors, without altering the natural environment of the place. This means that anyone can enjoy the experience, regardless of their skill level or age.

What places offer hanging bridges in la Fortuna, Alajuela Costa Rica?

There are several places in the province of Alajuela, Costa Rica, that offer hanging bridges as a tourist attraction. Some of the most outstanding places are:

Arenal Hanging Bridges

It is one of the most popular and has 3.1 km of trails that cross 14 bridges, some fixed and others in suspension. It is located in La Fortuna de San Carlos, near the Arenal Volcano.

Mistico Arenal Hanging Bridges Park

It offers a similar experience to the previous one, with a total of 15 hanging bridges and a great variety of flora and fauna. It is also located in the La Fortuna area.

Sky Adventures Arenal Park

In addition to the hanging bridges, this park offers other activities such as zip-lining, cable car and hiking. It is located in the town of El Castillo, in the north of the province of Alajuela.

What is the best time to visit the hanging bridges in la Fortuna?

The best time to visit the hanging bridges in La Fortuna depends on your personal preferences. During the dry season, which runs from December to April, conditions are ideal for walking the suspension bridges, as temperatures are cooler and rain is less frequent. However, if you want to see the rainforest at its best, the rainy season, which runs from May to November, is the best time to visit.

Why visit the hanging bridges in la Fortuna?

Alajuela’s hanging bridges are a unique and exciting experience in Costa Rica. From the impressive biodiversity to the safe and comfortable modern trails, there are many reasons to visit the hanging bridges in la Fortuna. If you are looking for a way to explore Costa Rica’s nature, you can’t miss this experience!

Don’t miss the opportunity to visit the hanging bridges in La Fortuna, Alajuela and experience the wonder of nature in its purest state. Book your tour with Arenas Travel, the best travel agency and tour operator in Costa Rica, and discover the beauty of the hanging bridges of Alajuela.

Join our excursions in Alajuela and uncover the concealed magnificence of this enchanting area, where each panorama beckons you to embark on a remarkable escapade that will leave a lasting impression.


  • Suspended Bridges Experience
  • Impressive Biodiversity
  • Safe Modern Trails
  • Best Time to Visit
  • Unique Experience
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  • Photography opportunities
  • Family-friendly activity


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