About Caño Negro Wildlife Refuge
Interesting Places, Natural, Nature Reserves, Other Nature Conservation Areas
Caño Negro Wildlife Refuge is a Wildlife refuge, part of the Arenal Huetar Norte Conservation Area, in the northern part of Costa Rica twenty kilometers south of Los Chiles near the border with Nicaragua in the Alajuela province. The refuge is a wetlands site that is home to many migratory waterfowl during part of the year, centered on Lake Caño Negro which is fed by the Frío River during the rainy season. There are no public facilities at the refuge, and the area can be explored only by boat.