Arenal Volcano, Arenal Volcano National Park

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Volcano · National Park
Arenal Volcano attracts nature lovers and adventurers with its lush scenery and wide range of outdoor activities. Hike through the jungle and on a lava flow trail, across hanging bridges and up the slope of the dormant volcano. The first recorded eruption occurred in 1968, when lava and ashes destroyed three little towns on its west side. The last explosion happened at the end of 2010. In the absence of spewing lava, get your adrenaline pumping with some waterfall rappelling or ziplining. See Arenal Volcano and all La Fortuna de San Carlos has to offer by arranging your trip with our La Fortuna de San Carlos trip planning app.
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  • On a day of "on-and-off rain" where there had just been a pouring rain while having lunch just prior to arriving here (as part of a tour group), I would just say that we were lucky enough to have no.....  more »
  • We were really disappointed in the Arenal Volcano National Park especially coming from Mistico which was fantastic. There was only 1 trail and it very flat with nothing really to see. No animals...  more »

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