Arenal Volcano, a major tourist attraction in Costa Rica, is one of the most active volcanoes of Central America.
Arenal was Costa Rica's most active volcano until 2010, and one of the ten most active volcanoes in the world. It has been studied by seismologists for many years.
The volcano is located at the center of Arenal Volcano National Park in the northern zone of the country, 15 kilometres (9.3 mi) southwest of the La Fortuna district in San Carlos (canton), Costa Rica. The temperature varies from 9 °C (48 °F) in the high areas to 89 °C (192 °F) in the low areas and the annual rainfall is around 349 centimetres (137 in)
Additionally, the Arenal Volcano area offer to the visitors the opportunity to enjoy many activities availables in Costa Rica—including whitewater rafting, zip line/canopy tours, wildlife viewing, waterfall rappelling, hiking, caving, and horseback riding.