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There is no limit to the variety of hiking, biking and horseback riding available for observing the region’s natural, historical, architectural, cultural, religious and commercial attractions. Many trails are well-marked and maintained for ease of use:

 


HIKING

HIKING IN BRAULIO CARRILLO NATIONAL PARK
Established in 1978, this park is located northeast of the Central Valley in the central Cordillera Volcánica, between the massifs of Poás and Irazú volcanoes. Covering more than 44,000 hectares, Braulio Carrillo is one of the largest protected areas in Costa Rica. Nearly the entire landscape is made up of tall volcanic mountains swathed in forest, with countless great rivers running through deep canyons. LEARN MORE »

HIKING AROUND THE POAS & ARENAL VOLCANOS
Arenal is Costa Rica’s most active volcano and offers several hiking trails. LEARN MORE »

Closer to Naranjo, Poas Volcano offers simple and beautiful hikes. LEARN MORE »

 


BIKING

RECREATIONAL CYCLING
The Central Region of Costa Rica offers a variety of picturesque roads and trails that are ideal for the avid cycler. There are several sites featuring adventure and leisure touring on regular or mountain bikes. There are also several stores in Naranjo specializing in biking gear.

MOUNTAIN BIKING
For a full list of mountain biking trails CLICK HERE »

ARENAL 1968 (Mountain Bike Trail)
Biking through the Arenal Volcano on the remains of the 1968 eruption. 16 kms of trails, drops, jumps, river steps and much more. For all mountain bike enthusiasts. Opened May 2012. For more information on costs, tours or info about the event you can contact this number 8701-6561 or their Facebook Mirador Arenal Volcano Hiking.

 


HORSEBACK RIDING

Outside the big cities, in the Central Valley’s rural zone, getting about on horseback is commonplace. Horseback riding in Costa Rica can be made throughout the year in any area of the country, from beaches to forests and mountains. For more information and guided tours. LEARN MORE »