Protected Areas in Central America

Tapantí-Macizo de la Muerte National Park: A Verdant Sanctuary in Central Costa Rica

Nestled along the luxuriant northern slopes of the Cordillera de Talamanca in central Costa Rica, Tapantí-Macizo de la Muerte National Park is a testament to the region's rich biodiversity and stunning landscapes. Spanning an expansive area, the park extends its embrace into the neighboring western reaches of Panama, showcasing the ecological wealth of the Cordillera de Talamanca.

Tortuguero National Park: A Coastal Haven in Costa Rica's Wilderness

Tortuguero National Park is a masterpiece of nature in the northern reaches of Costa Rica's Limón Province. This vital Ramsar site coastal gem embraces an intricate assortment of eleven distinct habitats, including rainforests, mangrove forests, swamps, beaches, and lagoons. It weaves seamlessly into Nicaragua's Indio Maíz Biological Reserve, forming a vital corridor for the region's rich biodiversity.

Trifinio Fraternidad Biosphere Reserve: A Tri-National Sanctuary

Emerging as a beacon of conservation and a testament to the power of cross-border cooperation, the Trifinio Fraternidad Biosphere Reserve stands as a tri-national sanctuary nestled amidst the convergence of El Salvador, Guatemala, and Honduras. Established in 2011 as Central America's first transboundary biosphere reserve, it significantly contributes to implementing the Mesoamerican Biological Corridor.