[well]Quick Facts:

  • Youngest and most active volcano of Costa Rica
  • Rises 5,436 feet (1,657 m) above sea level
  • Eruptions every 5 to 10 minutes, most visible in the evening


Mount ArenalMount Arenal is a stratovolcano located in Costa Rica, and is the most active of any volcano in the area. Arenal rises 5,436 feet (1657 m) above sea level and neighbors Lake Arenal. It is the youngest and most active of all the volcanoes in Costa Rica. Mount Arenal erupts every 5 to 10 minutes, but the eruptions are usually not visible unless it is dark outside.

Best way to see and experience the Mount Arenal Volcano

More will follow on the Arenal Volcano as it is declared an official or notable wonder of North America.