Costa Rica National Parks

Arenal National Park

Phone: (506) 2695-5908

This is one of the top 10 amazing attractions from Costa Rica! Declared as National Park since 1994, with an extension...

Barra Honda National Park

Phone: (506) 2659-1551

Known for the largest network of caverns explored in Costa Rica, a total of 42, the Barra Honda National Park is...

Bolanos Island Wildlife Refuge

Bolaños Island is an important conservation seabird sanctuary for the nesting of brown pelicans and the very particular...

Bosque de Paz Cloud Forest Biological Reserve

Phone: (506) 2234-6676
Fax: (506) 2225-0203

This reserve protects 400 hectares of forests full of exotic animals and is a favorite of bird-watchers. Hike the...

Braulio Carrillo National Park


Surrounded by the Poas Volcano and Barva Volcano, and with an extension of 45,899 hectares, this giant lung of...

Cabo Blanco Absolute Natural Reserve


Located at the extreme southern tip of the Nicoya Peninsula, Cabo Blanco became the first protected area thanks...

Cahuita National Park

Phone: (506) 2283-8004

The Cahuita National Park has an extension of 2,732 terrestrial acres and 55,200 marine acres. The park protects...

Carara National Park

Phone: (506) 8383-9953

Carara is the Indian name for crocodile. This National Park protects the environment for secondary rainforest,...

Chirripo National Park

Phone: (506) 2771-5116
Fax: (506) 2771-3297

The extension of the park is 50,150 hectares. It's main attraction is the Chirripo summit and its adjacent peaks....

Cocos Island Marine National Park

Phone: (506) 2233-4533/satelf: 0087-468712-0010

Cocos Island, situated midway between Costa Rica and the Galapagos Islands, 550 km (330 mi.) from the Pacific shore...