National Park and Canals
Hotels and Places to Stay
Viejo Limon Hotels, Costa
the City of Limon
On the Northern
end of the Limon
Province canals and freshwater lagoons
extend to the Tortuguero and the Colorado River.
Tortuguero National Park:
Located in the Northern section of
Limon province you will find the Tortuguero.
The Tortuguero is an amazing destination
Rica no one should miss. It has hundreds of miles untouched beauty.
A natural system of canals and freshwater lagoons
with picturesque scenery. The beach at Tortuguero national park
is a very important and protected nesting place for a variety of turtles
(mainly the green sea turtle).
Canal is often called Costa Rica's Amazon because its surrounding rainforest.
The Tortuguero Canal is a combination of natural and man-made canals. You
can take a trip through the Tortuguero in a small boat. There you can get
a close up look at nature. Crocodiles are just a few yards away. Most of
the time you can spot monkeys swinging through the trees, slow moving sloths,
and catch a glimpse of a variety of wild birds and wild flowers (orchids).
Barra del Colorado Wildlife Refuge:
Barra del Colorado Wildlife Refuge
protects forests, mangroves, canals and marine areas on the northern Caribbean
Coast of Costa Rica.
Caño Palma Biological Research
Station is located at the Barra del Colorado Wildlife Refuge.
The research station is run by the
Canadian Organization for Tropical Education and Rainforest Conservation
There are NO public facilities here.
This zone is designated for research and is only accessible by small boat.
However, A trail system has been established
into the forested area of the Station. Rivers, streams and lagoons are
conveniently nearby to explore.