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“Beautiful hidden gem a short drive off the highway near Coronado”

Laguna de San Carlos
Ranked #64 of 183 things to do in Panama City
Certificate of Excellence
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Reviewed 10 December 2015

wonderful Little lake for a nice car camping experience. The lake is clean and the surrounding mountains have some nice trails with some incredible views. The camping áreas are a bit uneven so you have to search to find that perfect level spot, but when I was there we only had 5 or 6 other groups there with us so we weren´t too crowded. You can have a fire, which is very nice, but once the sun goes down the Little bugs start flying around and if you have a light on you are quickly surrounded. We ended up escaping to the tent around 7pm right after sunset. but during the day and right before the sun goes down it is a great Little spot. It cost me and my two kids and the car parking and our cooler $15 for one night.

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Reviewed 5 October 2015

A nice day trip to take out of the city. Bring some good shoes to hike if you want to get a lovely view, and the lake is nice... a medium size with a walking path around it with some good spots to stop and have a picnic. A very pleasant experience.

Thank S L
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Reviewed 11 September 2015

Picturesque lake nestled between some large peaks. Very quiet during the week but can be busy on the weekends. There is a small building where you can sometimes order lunch and get cold sodas and beers. A great hike up onto the mountain next to the lake where the views are incredible and you have birds of prey gliding in the wind around your head...Well worth a visit.

Thank William H
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Reviewed 31 August 2015 via mobile

Here you can book for camping, spend a great weekend and rent cayaks and do some fishing. Road is good but theres is a 500 mt piece of road that havent been fixed. Its worthed to visit with some beers and some snacks to enjoy and relax

Thank Fofiex
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Reviewed 14 June 2015

In my opinion the long way to the laguna (about 25 km from the highway through a mountain road) isn't worth of what you will see. The laguna is just a very small lake between the mountains, you can be dissapointed.

The entrance fee is 1 USD/person

Thank RedRidingReaper
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