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Corcovado National Park - Corcovado National Park is on the Osa Peninsula in the south west of Costa Rica. It was established in 1975 and is considered the best of the the National Parks. It has a wealth of biodiversity with an abundance of wildlife. It is a lowland tropical rainforest and is home to the endangered Bairdís tapir and Harpy Eagle. Bull sharks, crocodiles and spectacled caiman populate the rivers and lagoons. Jaguar, ocelot, margay, and puma inhabit the dense undergrowth along with many species of monkeys and mammals.

Camping is permitted within the National Park and there are several ranger stations with bunk accommodation. Travelers may visit the Park individually or join one of the organized tours within the Park.

Tortuguero National Park - Tortuguero National Park includes an area of wetlands called the Humedal Caribe Noreste. It can only be reached by small airplane or boat as there are no roads, but it remains one of the most visited Parks in Costa Rica. Tortuguero National Park includes rainforest, swamps, beaches and lagoons. It has a tropical climate with high rainfall reaching 250 inches or 6,300mm each year. Monkeys, sloths, birds and reptiles inhabit the Park. It is also the nesting site of many turtles. The endangered green turtle, the leatherback, hawksbill and loggerhead turtles all nest there.

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Explore Costa Rica's National Parks


Corcovado National Park - Corcovado National Park is on the Osa Peninsula in the south west of Costa Rica. It was established in 1975 and is considered the best of the the National Parks.

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