Arena 1968 Volcano Trail

MODERATE 15 reviews

Arena 1968 Volcano Trail is a 4.7 kilometer moderately trafficked loop trail located near San Carlos, Alajuela, Costa Rica that features a lake. The trail is rated as moderate and primarily used for hiking, walking, trail running, and nature trips.

DISTANCE
4.7 km
ELEVATION GAIN
174 m
ROUTE TYPE
Loop

kid friendly

hiking

nature trips

trail running

walking

lake

views

no dogs

Beautiful hike along the Yellow 1968 Sendero Bosque / Forest Trail.

2 months ago

There is two path you can follow. The red one is the shorter ans the easier and leads you directly to the lava flow. The yellow is longer and a little more difficult and leads you to beautiful points of view. Both of the trails starts at the same point. Along the way you can see monkeys, lizards and many birds. Very nice trail. I suggest to save the panorama (where there is a little coffee shop) for the end. Can be slippery when raining.

4 months ago

Peaceful hike and probably the best view of volcano along with lava rocks.

5 months ago

A nice walk with some decent views of the volcano. Not sure if it would be worth the money back home, but on vacation, it’s a cheap activity that is gratifying.

5 months ago

Awesome views of the volcano and lake

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6 months ago

Other than seeing a lot of lava rocks on the path and views of the volcano, this was a boring hike. I would not do again

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Saturday, July 29, 2017

Fun hike to get a great view of Arenal Volcano and Lake Arenal. The trail is very well maintained (it is actually raked frequently) and well marked. The Forest Trail is mostly covered, except when you approach the Lava Summit and observation point. The View Point has a Smoothie Stand if you're interested in a tasty, fresh fruit smoothie.

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