Cerro Negro

Cerro Negro (“Black Hill”) is a cinder cone located in the northwestern part of Nicaragua, not far away from León. Born in 1850, it is the youngest volcano in Central America. It has been pretty active ever since. Here it is from the bottom.

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The easy one-hour climb offers nice views over the surroundings, with a sharp contrast between the black lava and the green tropical vegetation.

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Tired of black and green? The smoky crater offers a bit more diversity!

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