Trip Planner: Central America / Costa Rica / Province of Puntarenas / Osa Peninsula / Corcovado National Park / Carate / Corcovado National Park
Explore Corcovado National Park the largest park in Costa Rica. Established in 1975, the remote national park encompasses about a third of the country’s Osa Peninsula. Trek the pristine trails of the isolated tropical rainforest, go birdwatching and spot over 350 species of avian creatures, or admire the park’s scenic rivers, waterfalls, and oceanside beaches. Hiking in the lush national park you can spot a staggering amount of wildlife, including snakes, crocodiles, monkeys, sloths, coatis, and the endangered Baird’s tapir. Visitors need a permit and a guide to explore the park, while staying overnight in one of the base camps requires a reservation. Plan your Corcovado National Park visit and explore what else you can see and do in Carate using our Carate trip itinerary planning site.
Corcovado National Park reviews
We did a 1/2 day tour of the park. We saw dozens of animals including 4 types of monkeys, cuati and an anteater. The park is teeming with wildlife. I’d recommend drinking an electrolyte replacement... more »
We spent a whole day with Carlos in the Corcovado National Park and it was by far the most challenging but also most interesting hike we did in Costa Rica. Carlos is a patient, knowledgeable and... more »
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