Protected Areas

in Northern Plains

Protected areas in Northern-Plains

Volcan Arenal

Located 15 kilometers from Fortuna in the northwest part of Costa Rica, between the foothills of the Cordillera de Tilaran mountain range and the San Carlos plains, Arenal Volcano National Park is one of the most visited destinations in the Northe

Read more

Caño Negro

Caño Negro is a RAMSAR site of worldwide importance for wetlands conservation. The refuge is vital to the environmental balance of the country’s Northern Zone.

Read more

Juan Castro Blanco National Park

This park features thermal pools (Fila Chocosuela), active volcanic vents (Platanar Volcano), inactive volcanic vents (Cerro Viejo, Cerro Pelon), volcanic cones and rugged topography.

Read more

Planning your Trip to Costa Rica


Share your experience