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Corcovado National Park

  • Pavo, Costa Rica
  • Corcovado National Park$$ Pavo, Provincia de Puntarenas, Costa Rica
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  • On the Osa Peninsula in Costa Rica is Corcovado National Park, which is an amazing piece of unspoiled wilderness. Back in the seventies of the XX century the security of the inhabitants of the park was under threat, as well as the very existence of the park. Here are increasingly came hunters and people have come to see these areas as a place to settle. Influence of biologists from around the world still played a role, so Corcovado there to this day.

    Corcovado National Park is almost entirely covered by rain forests that provide this area rich in wildlife. The concept of "rain forest" speaks for itself: the dense thickets of evergreen jungle through which hardly breaks sunlight, tall trees, vines and exotic inhabitants. For example, local residents have the opportunity to meet monkeys, anteaters, lots of interesting reptiles and colorful birds, including the famous macaw.

    The park is located Salsipuedes cave where, according to legend, explorer Francis Drake buried their treasures.

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