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Barbilla National Park

Region: Caribbean
Location: on the eastern slopes of the Cordillera de Talamanca mountain range in the Cartago and Limon Provinces
Size: 29,500 acres
National Park since: March 16, 1982
Highlights: Laguna Ayil, Cerro Tigre, Dantas River and the Barbilla Biological Station
Facilities: The park has potable water, restrooms, electricity and a system of radio communication

sign at Barbilla National Park, Costa Rica


Area De Conservacion
La Amistad Caribe (ACLA-C)
Apdo 10104-1000, Costa Rica
Main: (506) 758-3170

The main entrance is 2 miles from the Siquirres off the highway to Limon. Follow a 10 mile dirt road to the town of Brisas de Pacuarito.

Trails wind through the park and trail maps are available. However, it is strongly recommended that you use a local guide.

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above photo of Dantas River
courtesy of Natox