Guanacaste National Park
Located in the northern part of the region, the Guanacaste National Park spans an impressive 84,000 hectares and connects to the Santa Rosa National Park to form one of the world’s largest biological reserves. It includes the Orosí and Cacao volcanoes. Highlights of the park include tropical lowland dry forest, savannas, tropical cloud forests, Caribbean wet forests, and the headwaters of several important rivers. There is a large population of wild pigs, as well as jaguars, pumas, tapirs, deer, armadillos, monkeys, and a variety of birds.