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Piedras Blancas National Park

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We offer different Guided tours to the Piedras Blancas National Park, expert guides will take you to an amazing adventure. Piedras Blancas National Park forms part of the Osa Conservation Area, included in the National Conservation Areas System. It...more
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
La Gamba, Golfito 60701, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 19 October 2018

The lodges adjacent the park like Esquinas Rainforest Lodge give you almost unlimited access to hundreds of birds and other wildlife. A perfect rainforest immersion!

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Charlie D
Reviewed 4 August 2018

Visited this less well known park whilst staying at Golfo Dulce Retreat. The forest is magnificent with some majestic trees, including a gigantic Ceiba and the Cow tree, whose milk was used by the indigenous populations. We saw a group of spider monkeys with babies...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank zopissa
Reviewed 24 July 2018

We visited Piedras Blancas when we stayed at Golfo Dulce Retreat (highly recommended!). Although we were in the middle of high season we did not encounter anybody in our 2 days of trekking.

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank gabrielmuller77
Reviewed 29 June 2018

Incredible national park. Not very well known but so much more special than Corcovado. Easy access trough hotels like Golfo Dulce Retreat.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank 10sebastiantravel
Reviewed 27 April 2018 via mobile

Top location for birders. Relatively new NP, quite a bit on old pasture land. Hot and humid, but several endemic species worth seeing.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank NYorksAndy
Reviewed 30 January 2018

We walked in the National Park from Esquinas lodge, used Ocelot trail. The trails are not “civilized”, muddy and slippery, so care should be taken while walking. But it is less interrupted natural areas than many others. We saw a number of birds, some frogs,...More

Date of experience: January 2018
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Reviewed 29 January 2018

A two hour walk wasn't long enough to see all that this park has to offer in the way of wild life, birds etc. Having a guide with us to point out many of the smaller creatures (frogs etc) was essential. The forest wasn't crowded...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank stevek1948
Reviewed 29 December 2017 via mobile

Untouched area with mangroves taller than I thought possible. Harvey from Saladero Eco Lodge gave us wonderful tour.

Date of experience: December 2017
1  Thank bluerussian
Reviewed 8 December 2017

Monkeys, sloths and lots of birds. If you are here for the animals it's just a wonderful place to visit. Well worth drive.

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Stephen L
Reviewed 1 November 2017

We enter this park through Esquinas Lodge and we did the Ocelote trail. We paid 10 usd and we could use rubber bots, walking stiks and the toilet and fill up our botles. It's a very nice trail, with lots of ups and downs, it...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Silvia C
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