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The Arenal Volcano is an active volcano located in the province of Alajuela in the north-central region of Costa Rica. It is one of the most active and well-known volcanoes in the country and is a popular tourist destination for its scenic beauty and opportunities for adventure.

The Arenal Volcano is located within the Arenal Volcano National Park, which covers an area of 33,000 acres and is home to a wide range of wildlife, including monkeys, sloths, toucans, and hundreds of species of birds. The park is also home to several hot springs, which are fed by the heat generated by the volcano.

The Arenal Volcano has a conical shape with a height of 1,657 meters (5,436 feet). It has been active since 1968 and has erupted frequently, producing ash clouds and pyroclastic flows. Despite its activity, the surrounding area is considered safe for tourists and the park remains a popular destination.

Visitors to the park can hike to the summit of the volcano for a breathtaking view of the surrounding landscape, or explore the surrounding rainforest and hot springs. There are also several tour companies that offer guided tours and activities, such as kayaking, rafting, and horseback riding.