Located in the Central Highlands of Costa Rica along the southeast corner of the Central Volcanic Corridor. The summit peaks out at 10,919 ft (3,328 m), and on clear days the view includes the Atlantic coast and the Barva, Poás and Irazú volcanoes.
Turrialba’s last major eruptions occurred in 1866 however, fumarolic activity remains constant from the highest peak. This volcano has three well-defined craters located at the top.
Turrialba is adjacent to Irazú and both are among Costa Rica’s largest volcanoes.