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Tapanti National Park

Region: South Pacific
Location: Cartago province
Size: 144,058 acres
National Park since: Februay 1, 1982
Highlights: forest, rivers, creeks, waterfalls, wildlife
Facilities: Pittier Ranger Station, La Esperanza de El Guarco Biological Station with lodging, water, restrooms, showers and electricity

Hiking, swimming, bird watching, fishing and wildlife sitings are popular in Tapanti. If you want to fish, you need a permit which may be obtained from the park rangers.

Birds are abundant in Tapanti. See quetzals, sparrow hawks, hummingbirds, trogons and toucanets.

With 45 species of mammals, tapirs, white-nosed coatis, aguoutis, ocelots and jaguarundi can be found.


Area de Conservacion LOa Amistad-Pacifico (ACLAP)
San Isidro de El General
Perez Zeledon, Costa Rica
Main: 506-771-3155

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