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Rio Bianco waterfalls & Botanic Garden
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Difficulty
Easy
Activity time
1:00
Duration in hours
Distance
4
Distance in km
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Along this captivating itinerary, you will come to appreciate two important aspects of the Parco Naturale Adamello-Brenta: its water and flora. The water element, prime resource for the ecosystem and for mankind, shapes and carves the landscape and is an integral part of this excursion which reaches the heart of the roaring Rio Bianco waterfalls.
Itinerary: Stenico, Rio Bianco Waterfalls, Botanical Garden, Stenico.
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Route info
Easy
Distance
4,0 km
Activity time
1 h 00 min
Ascent
252 m
Descent
236 m
Technical skills
Physical effort
Scenary
Highest point
798 m
Lowest point
643 m
Suggestions
Rio Bianco Waterfall, a spring water surging from the mountains of Parco Naturale Adamello Brenta.
Safety guidelines
-plan with care your itinerary

-choose an itinerary that suits your physical condition

-choose carefully the appropriate equipment

-check the weather forecast

-if you walk alone it could be more dangerous

-tell someone where you’re going and when you’ll probably be back

-don’t hesitate to contact an expert if you think you’re going to need one

-pay attention to the signposts

-don’t hesitate to retrace your steps

-in case of accident call 112

 

Please note that the practicability of the itineraries in a mountain environment is strictly linked to the contingent conditions and is therefore influenced by natural phenomena, environmental changes and weather conditions. For this reason, the information contained in this page may have changed. Before leaving for a tour, make sure the path you will approach is still accessible by contacting the owner of the mountain hut, the alpine guides or the visitor centres of the nature parks, the info offices of the local tourist board.

Punto di partenza
Stenico
Directions

Along this captivating itinerary, you will come to appreciate two important aspects of the Parco Naturale Adamello-Brenta: its water and flora. The water element, prime resource for the ecosystem and for mankind, shapes and carves the landscape and is an integral part of this excursion which reaches the heart of the roaring Rio Bianco waterfalls.
From the main square in Stenico, start walking to the right towards the Information Office of Parco Naturale Adamello Brenta, which is also a gateway to the Botanical Garden and the waterfall. Walk up a dirt track heading towards the waterfall and then join a crossing path, carved into the rock wall, leading to Casa della Flora, where exhibitions and information about the area are on display. Continue ahead to enter the Botanical Garden which offers a wealth of information, displayed on panels, and fun interactive activities. From here, descend to join the road leading back to the square. Those wishing to continue the itinerary can join the Bosco Arte Stenico trail to admire artistic installations made only with natural material sourced from the surrounding woods.

 

How to get there
From Ponte Arche/Comano Terme go in the direction of Stenico (3,5 km).
Where to park
Free parking lots in the square of Stenico or just below the waterfalls.

-hiking backpack

-trekking shoes

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