Arenal Volcano, La Fortuna de San Carlos

#6 of 14 in Nature in Arenal Volcano National Park
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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  • Our experience in the park was very unique. Our guide took us to the lava fields that were created from the 1968 eruption. It was pouring rain while we hiked the steep trail, with streams of water...  more »
  • If you've seen a volcano before, this is no big deal, but the walk is beautiful. The volcano in Hawaii blows this away, of course. There are two hikes you can take: (1) Forest trail which is the...  more »
  • It is a very good sight to see and it is very fun to see the volcano.Because it is not an active volcano but a dormant volcano that occasionally erupts.Is very beautiful
  • What a volcano 🌋 just like in the movies 🎥

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