Not far from San Jose, this national park preserves a pristine rainforest full of tropical plants, waterfalls and wildlife. Over 340 bird species have been recorded. The highlight is a ride on the famous rainforest aerial tram, from which you can look down into the forest canopy. There are also several walking trails.
- Where: Heredia Province
- Ideal for viewing: howler monkey, tapir, keel-billed toucan, blue-throated trogon, white-faced monkey
- Excellent for: Birdwatching