Parque Nacional Braulio Carrillo, San Jose

Currently Open [Closes at 04:00 pm]
  • Address: Quebrada Gonzalez, Carr. San Jose Limon KM 2, Heredia, Costa Rica
  • Timings: 07:00 am - 04:00 pm Details
  • Phone: +506-22065500
  • Ticket Price: 3891 CRC
  • Time Required: 07:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Outdoors, National Park, Park, View Point, Hiking Trail, Family And Kids
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About Parque Nacional Braulio Carrillo, San Jose

Unwind from the crazy city life to embrace the lush tropical forest of Braulio Carrillo National Park named after Dr. Braulio Carrillo. The park is a part of the Central Volcanic Conservation Area- covering a vast area of 44,100 hectares. The Barva Volcano and the dormant volcanoes of Cerro Chompipe, Cerros las Tres Marias and Cerro Cacho Negro are all part of this park.

The aim of the maintained area is to conserve the biodiversity of the place with different species of animals like quetzals, eagles, deer, monkeys, tapir, jaguars, bare-necked umbrella bird along with several varieties of hummingbirds. The park is also home to over 600 species of trees and over 530 species of birds along with 135 species of mammals.

Hikers love to explore the trails that offer gorgeous views all a round. 

Parque Nacional Braulio Carrillo Information

  • Carry bottled drinking water and snacks.
  • Do wear sturdy shoes for the hike.
  • Wearing sunscreen will help.

Parque Nacional Braulio Carrillo Ticket Prices

  • Admission fee: USD 7 per person.

How To reach Parque Nacional Braulio Carrillo by Public Transport

  • An Aerial Tram runs through the park
  • By renting a Car/Bike

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Things to Know Before Visiting Parque Nacional Braulio Carrillo

  • 53.95% of people who visit San Jose include Parque Nacional Braulio Carrillo in their plan

  • 82.29% of people plan their visit to Parque Nacional Braulio Carrillo between 07 AM - 08 AM

  • People usually take around 6 Hrs to see Parque Nacional Braulio Carrillo

Tuesday, Wednesday and Saturday

95% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Parque Nacional Braulio Carrillo

People normally club together Santa Teresa and Jardin Botanico La Catalina while planning their visit to Parque Nacional Braulio Carrillo.

People also prefer to start their day with Parque Nacional Braulio Carrillo.

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