Cerro Chato ANC Park & Gardens, La Fortuna de San Carlos

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Hike to the top of a dormant volcano at Cerro Chato ANC Park & Gardens, a nature reserve full of tropical plants and rolling green hills. Go for a relaxing stroll through the 80 hectare (400 acre) park, spotting the colorful birds as you go. Take the challenging, self-guided hike to the top of the volcano along steep paths, and immerse yourself in the rainforest. Enjoy the views from the top, or take a swim in the lagoon found within the volcano's crater. Be sure to bring plenty of water and food. To visit Cerro Chato ANC Park & Gardens on your trip to La Fortuna de San Carlos, use our La Fortuna de San Carlos trip maker tool .
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  • $12 entrance, you get a card upon entry with all the hiking trails, suspension bridges and waterfalls. Nice quiet hiking trails culminating in the waterfall. You can no more at the volcano come very sorry, all in all, fun walks.
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  • It was better than we expected. A true adventure! We were in the jungle for 4 - 5 hours, then to the hot river plus so many other features. Not for the non-adventurer type. It would be a challenge if ...  more »
  • This was a spectacular Waterfall in Volcano area. Walk 500 steps down in to canyon to see waterfall and went swimming, took pictures and had a lunch. The trip back up is again 500 steps and quite a cl...  more »
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