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La Cangreja National Park

Region: Central Pacific
Location: San Jose towad Ciudad Colon. In Puriscal, follow road to Parrita. Park is in Mastatal (45 km southeast of Santiago de Puriscal)
Size: 4,600 acres
National Park since: March 31, 1987
Highlights: tropical forest and fauna. Waterfall
Facilities: no public facilities at this park

The waterfall hike in La Cangreja National Park is sure to delight. Swim in the turquoise water...

Residents of the park include, white-faced capuchin monkeys, sloths, armadillos, coyotes, agoutis, ocelots, bats, just to name a few.


Area de Conservacion Pacifico Central (ACOPAC)
Santiago de Puriscal
Costa Rica
Main: 506-416-7878
Lodge: none
Email: none

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above photo courtesy of
Miguel Vieira