Poas Travel Guide

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Poas is actually the name of an active volcano located at Poas Volcano National Park in Alajuela province. There is a viewing platform at the edge of the crater where on a clear day, one can see the 290 meters (950 feet) deep crater.

From the volcano one can walk on a well marked trail to Lake Botos, a beautiful cold water crater lake which has a diameter of 370 meters or 1,200 feet.

Besides the main attactions of the volcano and the lake, this huge park also maintains a variety of wild plant and animal/bird species.

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