"You can see large herds of..." Corcovado National Park Tip by balieyes

Corcovado National Park, Costa Rica: 9 reviews and 11 photos

by balieyes

You can see large herds of white-lipped peccary as well as howler and spider monkeys, and squirrels. Bird species include the king vulture, white hawk, short-billed pigeon, tovi parakeet and bronze-tailed sicklebill, plus the park provides sanctuary to the largest population of scarlet macaws in the country.

The easiest way to visit the park is on a day trip from one of the lodges in the nearby Drake Bay area, but if you have a backpack and healthy legs, you can spend days walking and camping deep in this wilderness.

Directions: Corcovado National Park :On the pacific coast 335 km. (208 mi.) from San Jose via Inter-American Hwy; Puntarenas, southwestern side of the Osa Peninsula
othercontact: Services: Camping facilities at

Review Helpfulness: 1.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Written Aug 25, 2002
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