Poás Volcano National Park, Costa Rica


Address:
Unnamed Road, Provincia de Alajuela, Poás, Costa Rica

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Description

The Poás Volcano, (Spanish: Volcán Poás), is an active 2,708-metre (8,885 ft) stratovolcano in central Costa Rica and is located within Poas Volcano National Park. It has erupted 40 times since 1828, including April 2017 when visitors and residents were evacuated. A visit at Poás Volcano National Park takes 45 minutes – 5 minutes to present your entrance ticket (required advance purchase online), sign waivers, and queue up which is followed by a 10 minute walk on the paved path from the parking lot to the overlook, 20 minutes at the overlook, and 10 minutes walk back to the parking area in a group of up to 50 visitors and 6 guides. Tickets must be purchased online and in advance of your visit. © iStock/cigar

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