Carara National Park - Admission Ticket

Carara National Park - Admission Ticket
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$17
Duration: 2 hours
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Description

  • Carara National Park is a national park in the Central Pacific Conservation Area located near the Pacific coast of Costa Rica. It was established on April 27, 1978 as a biological reserve, but its growing popularity after 1990 forced the government to upgrade its category to national park in November 1998
  • Carara lies about 30 miles west of the Costa Rican capital of San José and about 15 miles north of the beach town of Jacó. The park protects the river basin of the River Tárcoles, near Orotina and includes one of the largest remaining populations of wild scarlet macaws in the country.
  • The Carara National Park universal footpath has a wide range of audio-visual and haptic resources using advanced technology to facilitate easy access for people with disabilities. 

  • The Carara National Park has the only transitional forest of the Central Pacific, which produces diversity of flora and fauna, where species from dry and humid forests converge.
  • 480 species of plants among trees and shrubs, being 14 endemic species and 29 species considered rare and endemic.
  • 124 species of reptiles, that is, 53% of reptile species in Costa Rica (234).
  • 112 species of mammals, being 47.8% of the total of these species in the country (237) 
  • 62 species of amphibians, that is, 32.8% of the 189 amphibian species of Costa Rica.
  • 420 bird species, 47% of the 893 species reported in the country, considered one of the most important sites in CR for the observation of birds in their natural state.

  • Carara National Park is a national park in the Central Pacific Conservation Area located near the Pacific coast of Costa Rica. It was established on April 27, 1978 as a biological reserve, but its growing popularity after 1990 forced the government to upgrade its category to national park in November 1998
  • Carara lies about 30 miles west of the Costa Rican capital of San José and about 15 miles north of the beach town of Jacó. The park protects the river basin of the River Tárcoles, near Orotina and includes one of the largest remaining populations of wild scarlet macaws in the country.
  • The Carara National Park universal footpath has a wide range of audio-visual and haptic resources using advanced technology to facilitate easy access for people with disabilities.