Central America - Parks
Rica National Parks - If
you like to be surrounded by natural
beauty, Costa Rica is an ideal destination for your vocation. With 161
parks and refuges (25 national parks, 8 biological reserves,
32 protected zones, 11 forest
reserves, 58 wildlife refuges, 15 wetlands/mangroves and 12 other
categories), Costa Rica offers visitors countless opportunities to
explore and enjoy beautiful and unique nature of this wonderful area.
National Parks & Reserves - Belize offers visitors
one of the most precious natural resources -
a paradise for botanists, ornithologists, mammalogists, ichthyologists
zoologists. Come and enjoy the adventures of Mother Nature's Best Kept
| PANAMA NATIONAL
Panama National Parks - There
are 14 Panama National Parks, as well as approximately 16 Panama Wildlife Refuges and Panama
The 14 National Parks encompass approximately 3.5 million acres of
rainforest, jungles, mountain ranges, marine areas, beaches and desert
landscapes, which cover around 22% of the surface area of the country.
These areas are the habitat of almost 1,000 species of birds, as well
as 220 mammals and 354 reptiles and amphibians.
National Parks in Panama -
Panama has made an effort to protect its natural resources with 29% of
all land set aside for conservation, 25% of this land is designated as
national parks, this is around 5 million acres.
Explore Panama National Parks -
For such a small country, Panama has an abundance of National Parks, 16
in all, each one with its own special attributes and their incredible
diversity makes Panama a wonderful destination for ecotourism which is
still in its infancy here. There is cloud forest and rainforest as well
as desert and ocean to explore.
| HONDURAS NATIONAL
|National Parks in Honduras -
Honduras is fast becoming one of the world's great ecotourism
destinations. Sparsely populated, much of Honduras is wilderness, home
to fantastic biodiversity.
- National Parks of Trujillo - Trujillo
is blessed to be surrounded by two national parks both of which are
relatively accesible due to their location close to town. Parque
Nacional Capiro - Calentura (National Park) and Reserva de Vida
Silvestre Laguna Guaimoreto (Wildlife Preserve) are part of the system
of 68 protected areas that the Honduran government has set up within
the last ten years. These parks are home to a myriad of different
species of plants and animals many of which are rare or endangered.
Both parks in Trujillo are unique examples of quickly vanishing
ecosistems and are well worth a visit.
NATIONAL PARKS & RESERVES
National Parks & Protected Areas - Nicaragua possesses a system
of Protected Areas that shelters a wide
range of ecosystems that includes thousands of flora and fauna species.
Cloudforest, Nicaragua -One of Nicaragua's most important
cloudforests drapes the slopes of the
inactive Mombacho Volcano, southwest of the capital city of Managua and
near the shores of Lake Nicaragua, also known as Lake Cocibolca. Mombacho is a
2,500-acre reserve, surrounded by coffee plantations and small farms.
The park has an amazing variety of orchids and birds and is home to
howler monkeys, along with the Mombacho Salamander and Mombacho
butterfly, two species found nowhere else on Earth.
Nature Reserves, Parks and Wildlife Refuges - Nicaragua has 78
nature reserves that cover more than 21,000 km2