Cerro Negro Volcano

The Cerro Negro Volcano is one of the best-known adventure attractions in Nicaragua. Located only 16 miles from the city of León, it is the youngest volcano in Central America (167 years) and one of the most active in the country, with an altitude of approximately 2,400 feet above sea level.

Cerro Negro has a conical shape formed by ash and black sand, which give it its name. Its eruptions are generally expulsions of pyroclastic fragments, ashes and lava, its last eruption was in 1999. Due to the constant activity not much vegetation grows, giving the volcano its majestic black skirt.

If you have never tried sandboarding, this is your chance! Climbing to the top is an experience complete in itself, but what better way to come down than with unforgettable and unique adventure in sandboarding. When you arrive, El Hoyo is a local tourism provider where you can experience the following:

● Guided tours ● Sandboarding ● Canopy ● Iguana and snake farm and observatory



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