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

Golfito National Wildlife Refuge

Golfito National Wildlife Refuge

(1.309 ha). It belonged to Puntarenas province. It`s situated in its southern part, on the bay with the same name, (that is a part of larger Dulce bay). The existence of a major tectonic fault could explain the nearby presence of a very steep cliffs that is almost 400 metres high and 13 kilometres long. The forests consists of about 200 species of trees and brushes (cow trees). There are 12 species of ferns, 11 species of heliconias and 31 species of orchids. It`s inhabited by 146 species of birds. Some of the resident mammals are the jaguar, white-nosed coati, colared peccary and common raccoon.

2004; SLUPSK; Rafal Cezary Piechocinski