Arenal Volcano (Volcan Arenal), Arenal Volcano National Park

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Volcano National Park
Arenal Volcano (Volcan Arenal) 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. Take a look at our El Castillo tourist route planner to schedule your visit to Arenal Volcano (Volcan Arenal) and learn about what else to see and do during your holiday.
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  • We trekked our way up to the observation platform and were able to see the beautiful vegetation growing and watched it turn into the area were the lava flowed and watch that turn into a different type...  more »
  • The park rangers don't speak much English, but with the map they give you you can drive up to the parking space, then you get a nice walk in the forest which brings you to the bottom of the volcano - ...  more »
  • We could not see the volcano at all, despite having to pay before realizing that. This isn't a trip that you can plan in advance because of poor visibility. We decided to take advantage of the walk ar...  more »