Carbet Falls (Les Chutes du Carbet), Parc National

Noted by Christopher Columbus in his 1493 log, Carbet Falls (Les Chutes du Carbet) tumble down distant volcanic slopes. Three spectacular cascades descending in size and elevation make up the falls, the second (and most accessible) of which reaches up to 110 m (360 ft). Follow the snaking path on a 30-minute hike to the cascade, which sits at 660 m (2,200 ft); here, you can also explore the many natural hot springs nearby. However, due to earthquakes in recent years, full access to the second fall is at present restricted. Only experienced trekkers should attempt the more challenging hikes to the first and third cascades, which nevertheless reward your efforts when you get there. Don't forget to bring water. Use our Parc National trip planner to visit Carbet Falls (Les Chutes du Carbet) on your trip to Parc National, and learn what else travelers and our writers recommend seeing nearby.
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  • This is a very tall falls and a picturesque setting. Getting there is a feat due to the uneven and slippery stone walkways. Some steps but not overly arduous. The viewing is limited to the small...  more »
  • A very nice place to be. Going through the rain forest. Take a rain coat with you. Not too far from the parking lot. If you have the time you can go up to the second fall.  more »

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