Palo Verde National Park, Province of Guanacaste

Must see · National Park · Nature / Park
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 Bagaces trip itinerary builder site to see other points of interest to visit during your vacation in Bagaces.
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  • Great spot! I stayed right in the park for three nights, and saw a ton of wildlife. It is quite different from much of Costa Rica because of the dry forest. I highly recommend staying at the research....  more »
  • Excellent boat ride along the river with sighting of crocodiles, many bird species and lizards. Very knowledgeable guide and driver got us up close wherever possible. Recommended.  more »
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  • 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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