Miravalles Protected Zone
|Miravalles Protected Zone|
Location within Costa Rica
|Area||28,840 acres (116.7 km2)|
|Governing body||National System of Conservation Areas (SINAC)|
Miravalles Protected Zone is a nature reserve in the central part of Costa Rica, which forms part of the Arenal Tilaran Conservation Area. The site contains the Miravalles Volcano, which is still active although the last recorded eruption was only of steam vents in 1946.
The site of a geothermal energy plant which uses the large underground heated reservoir to provide electricity.
- Miravalles Protected Zone at Costa Rica National Parks
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