Corcovado National Park
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Corcovado National Park, located on Costa Rica's Osa Peninsula, is a biodiversity hotspot renowned for its stunning landscapes and diverse ecosystems. Covering over 164 square miles, this tropical haven boasts rugged coastline, pristine rainforests, mangroves, and cloud forests. Iconic natural features include Cerro Rincon, the tallest peak in the park, and the extensive freshwater wetlands of the Térraba River Basin.

The region's tropical climate brings ample rainfall, supporting a lush landscape year-round. The lower altitudes have dense rainforests, while higher elevations foster unique cloud forest flora and fauna. Seasonal variations affect visitor experiences, with the dry season (December to April) providing ideal conditions for exploration.

Corcovado is a sanctuary for a myriad of wildlife. Plant enthusiasts can marvel at towering trees and rare orchids, while animals like Baird’s tapir, jaguars, and scarlet macaws find refuge in the park's various habitats. Birdwatchers can observe over 400 bird species, making it a prime spot for ornithologists.

Adventurers can explore the network of hiking trails, go kayaking in the mangroves, or join guided wildlife tours. The La Leona and Sirena Ranger Stations are popular bases, offering trails and camping facilities. The region also holds cultural significance, with nearby communities practicing sustainable tourism and conservation efforts.

Conservation efforts focus on maintaining biodiversity, battling illegal logging, and protecting endangered species. Visitors are encouraged to minimize their impact and respect the park’s guidelines for sustainable tourism. The atmosphere in Corcovado is often described as magical and wild, with unparalleled opportunities for wildlife encounters and deep immersion in nature.

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Geeky Facts about Corcovado National Park

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Corcovado is home to all four of Costa Rica's monkey species: howler, spider, capuchin, and squirrel monkeys.

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The park shelters one of the last significant populations of the endangered Baird's tapir.

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Corcovado National Park is considered one of the world's most biologically intense places by National Geographic.

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Costa Rica's Coastal Secrets

Costa Rica's Coastal Secrets

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Ecotourism in Costa Rica; rainforests, coffee & coastline

Ecotourism in Costa Rica; rainforests, coffee & coastline

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Costa Rica Breathtaking

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Corcovado Classic Experience, Short Break

Corcovado Classic Experience, Short Break

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Costa Rica & the Panama Canal

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Costa Rica: The Osa Peninsula & Manuel Antonio National Park

Costa Rica: The Osa Peninsula & Manuel Antonio National Park

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10 Days: Costa Rica Pure Nature

10 Days: Costa Rica Pure Nature

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Wild Costa Rica

Wild Costa Rica

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Family Costa Rica Highlights

Family Costa Rica Highlights

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Costa Rica North and South: National Parks, Wildlife & Hot Springs

Costa Rica North and South: National Parks, Wildlife & Hot Springs

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Best of Costa Rica

Best of Costa Rica

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