Departure: 10:00AM approx.
Length: 11 hours
The Arenal Volcano is a part of
the Arenal Conservation Area. The park was established on
September 26 the, 1994 . The 12,016 hectares of the Arenal
Volcano National Park includes the cantons of Tilaran
(Guanacaste), San Carlos and San Ramon (Alajuela)
Las Heliconias Trail in Arenal
This short trail (1km long) can
be accessed through park's main entrance, right where the
information stand is situated. It only takes between 20 and
25 minutes to go along this trail. It takes visitors to Las
Coladas Trail (lava flow) just bycrossing the road which goes
to the Arenal Volcano lookout point.
All a long this trail, visitors
can observe plants that appeared after the 1968 eruptions.
There are also other varieties of plants (ferns and bushes)
as well as animals such as hummingbirds and butterflies. This
is an easy-access trial.
Walk only on the marked trails.
The surrounding areas are in the process of recovery.
Please keep out the dangerous zones.
They have been marked for your security.
Do not throw any litter in the
Park. Use the waste containers provide.
If you need any help, look for
the Arenal Volcano Park Guards at the entrance.
They will be willing to help you.
Do not jump over the security fences
installed around the observatory.
When it's raining do not walk on
the drainage ditches since it is dangerous provoke
an avalanche of water and rocks.
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