General info
Bolanos Island Wildlife Refuge
Santa Rosa National Park
Lomas de Barbudal Biological Reserve
Palo Verde National Park
Barra Honda National Park
Penas Blancas National Wildlife Refuge
Guayabo, Negritos and Los Pajaros Biological Reserve
Ostional National Wildlife Refuge
Carara Biological Reserve
Curu National Wildlife Refuge
Cabo Blanco Natural Reserve
Manuel Antonio National Park
Cano Island Biological Reserve
Golfito National Wildlife Refuge
Corcovado National Park
Coco Island National Park
Rincon de la Vieja National Park
Poas Volcano National Park
Braulio Carillo National Park
Irazu Volcano National Park
Guayabo National Monument
Tapanti National Park
Chirripo National Park
Hitoy-Cerere Biological Reserve
Cano Negro National Reserve
Barra del Colorado National Wildlife Refuge
Tortuguero National Park
Cahuita National Park
Gandoca-Manzanillo National Wildlife Refuge
Guanacaste National Park
Arenal Volcano National Park
Ballena National Sea Park
Juan Castro Blanco National Park
Las Baulas National Park
Esquinas National Park
Cipanci National Wildlife Refuge
Santa Elena Cloud Forest Reserve
La Cangreja National Park
Diria National Park
Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve

Braulio Carillo National Park

Braulio Carillo National Park

(45.899 ha), (1978). It`s situated in the Cordillera Central, noth-east from the Meseta Central. It includes Barva Volcano, Bajo la Hondura, Cacho Negro Peak and Zurqui tunnel (in the empty, old volcano). It was called in honour on one of the first chiefs of country-Braulio Carillo.

Most of the parkland is covered, evergreen primary forests that houses about 6.000 species of plants. Birds are especially numerous with 347 species (quetzals, osprey, yquirros, three-wattled bellbird). Animals found in this park include: tapir, jaguar, puma, ocelot, paca white-tailed deer, howler and white-faced monkeys, cougars, jaguarundies. In 1987, a highway San Jose-Guapiles-Limon was laid out through it. In 1986 its territory was enlarged.

2004; SLUPSK; Rafal Cezary Piechocinski