At Palo Verde National Park, explore a protected area that contains diverse landscape varieties, from tropical dry forests to swampy wetlands. A haven for birdwatchers, the park boasts a variety of local bird species such as egrets, herons, ibises, and storks, as well as migrant birds in the wet season. Hiking along the Tempisque river, you might spot coatis, white tailed deer, crocodiles, howler monkeys, and capuchins. Enjoy a boat tour on the river, visit Bird Island, or try cycling across the park. Put Palo Verde National Park into our Province of Guanacaste trip itinerary builder site to see other points of interest to visit during your vacation in Province of Guanacaste.
Palo Verde National Park Tours
Palo Verde Wildlife Tour from Tamarindo BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $119
Duration: 5 hours
Palo Verde National Park Boat Tour with Lunch BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $103
Duration: 7 hours
Palo Verde National Park Reviews
It was a long walk on a hot day but well worth it . We had a good guide , Carlos , who explained a lot about the trees and any small creatures that we saw , he also explained about the volcano and the... more »
Trovandoci a La Liberia non poteva mancare un giretto al parco nazionale di palo verde. Si accede al parco percorrendo alcuni KM di strada sterrata ben manutenzionata. Il parco si percorre per lo più ... more »Finding Us in Liberia could not miss a ride to the National Park of Palo Verde. You Enter the park along some KM of well maintained dirt road. The Park is mostly in the car with some stops where you can follow the walking trails enjoying the panorama and the local fauna (monkeys capuccine, iguanas, etc.) arrived at the bottom of the park you can take a boat trip of about 1 hour going up the river Tempisque where or There are a few crocodiles in monkeys and birds.
We scheduled a tour with Palo Verde River Tours and drove to the park. Tour was laid back and saw lots of birds, monkeys, and crocs. Great lunch afterwards, too, provided by tour company.
We had a great river tour. Boat captains ensured we saw plenty of wildlife & they coped well with very windy conditions.
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