National Parks are over 12% of Costa Rica's territory. The national parks and reserves of Costa Rica protect the nation's most outstanding natural heritage.
These wilderness areas provide shelter for most of the 205 species of mammals, 849 species of birds, 160 species of amphibians, 218 species of reptiles and 130 species of freshwater fish.

Costa Rica has reserved more than 12% of its territory for its national parks.
  • Carara National Park
  • Barra Honda National Park
  • Tortuguero National Park
  • Area de Conservacion Guanacaste
  • Pico Blanco Reserve
  • Ballena National Marine Park
  • Barva volcano national park
  • Cabo Blanco Nature Reserve
  • Isla del Caño Biological Reserve
  • Corcovado National Park
  • Braulio Carrillo National Park
  • La Amistad National Park
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