Rincon de La Vieja National Park, Province of Guanacaste

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Explore the volcanic geological features and tropical forests of Rincon de La Vieja National Park, a 14,084 hectare (34,800 acre) national park. Two active and one dormant volcano dominate the landscape here, and provide the main focal points for a range of hikes. The park protects areas of montane and dwarf cloud forest, as well as an extensive diversity of wildlife, including sloths, tapirs, pumas, jaguars, and howler and spider monkeys. Note that crater climbs on the two active volcanoes may not be allowed at the time of your visit; check in advance. In that case, surrounding fumaroles and hot springs add more than enough excitement to the adventure. Plan to visit Rincon de La Vieja National Park and other customer-reviewed, writer-recommended Rincon de La Vieja attractions using our Rincon de La Vieja travel itinerary maker.
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  • We hiked 10 km round trip to waterfall, then we walked on the shorter 3km loop near the entrance to the park. The hike wasn't very difficult but not very easy either due to the hot tropical weather. Y...  more »
  • An amazing experience. make sure you want to drive. takes a long time to get there. pack a lunch and enjoy the wildlife. The Swinging bridge is awesome. lots to see birds and monkeys and spiders.  more »
  • I wasn't expecting to be approached by a guide in the parking lot but I'm so glad we hired him. He was extremely knowledgeable and patient with our group of 6 (ranging in age from 10 to 67 years old),...  more »