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Los Quetzales National Park

San José, Costa Rica

The park is a wealth of ecological resources. It sits along the Talamanca mountain range and has an elevation of 2000-3000 feet. It is part of Costa Rica’s famous cloud forest system.

Researchers have identified three different types of rainforests and 14 distinct ecological zones each with their unique qualities in this national park. In all of Costa Rica there are 6 differents kinds of forestes.

Take a leisurely stroll through oak forests and find four different kinds of oak trees, visitors can also admire lagoons and wetland areas with bogs and amazing cloud forests with short trees and ferns covering the mountainside. There are several trails through the park that take you to the different regions.

Obtain a trail map before you arrive, and always stay on the marked paths to avoid getting lost or injured.

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