areas at Rincon de la Vieja National Park are open 24 hours. Also
available are restrooms, showers, and picnic
Well marked park trail systems lead visitors through the tropical
forest to the park's attractions.
Trail guides can be arranged at either
the Pailas or Santa Maria Station.
The last major eruption of Rincon de la Vieja occurred about 3,500
years ago. All subsequent eruptions, including numerous historical
events dating back to the 16th century, have occurred in the mountain's
lake-filled active crater.