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

4.2
#3 of 8 in Trails in Province of Alajuela
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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  • We did this hike our first day in Arenal and to be honest, it is a good thing we did, because we may not have had the stamina for it later in the week! This is truly one of the best-value excursions.....  more »
  • Beautiful, but definitely not easy hike ! Seriously, this is not for everybody. It is not long at all but VERY steep. Views and nature absolutely gorgeous.  more »

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