Information about Pinacanauan River
Pinacanauan River, a major stream of the Cagayan River, is located in the southeastern part of Cagayan Province in the municipality of Peñablanca. The river passes through the Peñablanca Protected Landscape and Seascape, home to the Callao Cave Eco-Tourism Zone, offering tourists a scenic view of caves, rock formations, limestones, and lush vegetation.
Along with cruising along the river, travelers can try various water activities during a visit here. Among the most popular activities you can try are white water rafting and kayaking. With class I and class II rapids, visitors can choose the level of challenge they prefer and tailor their experience. Meanwhile, the surrounding mountains provide opportunities for climbing, spelunking, hiking, and bat-watching.
In addition to its appeal as a tourist destination, Pinacanauan River plays a vital role in the agricultural sector since it serves as a water source for irrigation and other agricultural needs of Cagayan Valley.
Best time to visit
It's best to visit the river from July to December, as this is the best time to go white water rafting.