Arenal Volcano National Park is located in the province of Alajuela, the area is mortly known as Arenal because of the volcano, all throw the closest and most important town is La Fortuna, the national park is located about 7 kilometers west of this town.
This Wildlife Refuge is located in the north part of Costa Rica, close to the Guatuso area’s Alajuela province, which is situated northward to Nicaragua border. The place is in close proximity to the Los Chiles, which is a small town located nearby the refuge. It is 220 kilometers from San Jose. So, you had better select a nearby place to start your trip.
El Congal del Arenal is located in the Arenal area, close to a small town named El Castillo. This reserve is in the Caribbean foothills, right in front of Arenal Lake. The reserve contains part of three different counties; Tilaran, San Ramon, and San Carlos.
La Selva Biological Station is located in the province of Heredia, three kilometers south of Puerto Viejo de Sarapiqui, in the Caribbean lowland of Costa Rica.
The Miravalles-Tenorio Protected Area is north of the towns of Corobici and Bagaces. This area is located about 210 kilometers from San Jose City, in the Province of Guanacaste.