Corcovado National Park
Corcovado National Park is located inside of the Osa Peninsula on the South Pacific Coastline of Costa Rica. The bio-diversity found on the Osa peninsula is not surpassed by any region of similar size anywhere on earth. Corcovado National Park is the backpacking experience of a lifetime. It encompasses the only remaining old growth wet forests on the Pacific coast of Central America, and 13 major ecosystems including lowland rain forest, highland cloud forest, jolillo palm forest, and mangrove swamps, as well as coastal marine and beach habitats. Here you will find over 40 species of frogs, more than 100 species of butterflies, many species of large mammals such as the tapir and jaguar, a variety of reptiles, and more than 400 species of birds including 16 different hummingbirds and the largest number of scarlet macaws anywhere in Central America.