Poas Volcano National Park.
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Poas Volcano National Park is one of Costa Rica's most popular parks. Its two craters
are the big attractions and they are virtually drive-in. The first crater, over 1.5kms wide, is
filled with geysers and active fumaroles. A hot sulfurous lake sits, bubbling at the bottom,
300 meters below. The vegetation is stunted and twisted and sparse because of acid
rain and the constant emission of gasses. A second crater, Botos, is filled with deep blue
water and surrounded by damp cloud forest vegetation. There are plenty of birds here,
including the resplendent quetzal and hummingbirds.
Location: Alajuela. From two to three hours’ drive north of Jaco Beach.
Don’t forget: Tennis shoes, Shorts or Jeans, T-shirt, Jacket,
Sun block and Camera.
Alajuela, Costa Rica
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