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Arenal, Monteverde, and the Northern Lowlands Travel Guide

Caño Negro National Wildlife Refuge

Long a favorite among fishing enthusiasts and bird-watchers, this remote area is off the beaten track and may be difficult to get to if your time in Costa Rica is short. You can cross into Nicaragua, via Los Chiles, but there are almost no roads in this part of southern Nicaragua, making access to the rest of the country nearly impossible. The border crossing at Peñas Blancas, near the

north Pacific coast, is far more user-friendly.

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