Tenorio Volcano National Park

Tenorio Volcano National Park

Ph (506) 2200-0135 Ph (506) 8895-9671 Ph (506) 2200-0135 Ph (506) 2402-1330 Ph (506) 2200-0176 Ph (506) 8359-6235. Public Service Hours: from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. / Schedule of entry to the Park trails from 8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. to complete the tour / from 2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. pm Only Catarata / Entrance Fees 10 US $ for foreign visitors not resident in Costa Rica, except Central American / 1.50 US $ for national visitors and residents in CR / 0.55 US $ for primary and secondary students. Is a National Park in the northern part of Costa Rica, which forms part of the Arenal Tilaran Conservation Area. The jewel of the National Park is the volcano, from which it receives its name. The Tenorio Volcano was made part of the National Park in 1995 and is located about 26 miles northeast from the town of Fortuna in the Guanacaste Province. Tenorio Volcano consists of four volcanic peaks and two craters. One of the craters is sometimes referred to as the Montezuma Volcano. Tenorio is 6,287 feet high. The Rio Celeste appears blue due to the emission of sulphur from the volcano and precipitation of calcium carbonate. Thermal springs and small geysersdot the area as do rivers, waterfalls, lagoons and places providing panoramic views. The upper area of the park is dominated by primary cloud forest, while the lower regions are carpeted with rain forest. The Tapir and the rarely seen Puma reside in the area. There is a ranger station at the base of the volcano that provides visitors with basic information. The volcano’s summit can be reached via the Lago Las Dantas Trail, which winds up the volcano and passes through forested terrain before eventually reaching the peak