Most Beautiful National Parks to Check Out in Costa Rica

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Costa Rica is renowned for its boundless natural beauty, and its national parks are the best place to explore it. If you ever find yourself in this Central American country, safely tucked away between the Pacific Ocean and the Caribbean Sea, here are some stunning national parks that you shouldn’t miss for the world.

Tortuguero National Park

This national park on the Caribbean coast perfectly encapsulates what Costa Rica is all about, and you’ll find everything from sun-kissed beaches to freshwater creeks and lagoons during your visit.

Arenal Volcano National Park

If you’re a passionate adrenaline seeker, you should definitely check out Arenal Volcano during your visit, but the national park around it is also worth the visit.

Manuel Antonio National Park

Costa Rica’s smallest national park is housed inside a coastal rainforest nature reserve that will win you over with its amazing beaches, hiking trails, and diverse wildlife.

Corcovado National Park

Corcovado is located in the very heart of one of the world’s most biodiverse regions. The richness of the wildlife you’ll find here knows no bounds, and you’ll find everything from lush rainforests and mangrove swamps to tropical beaches while roaming its grounds.