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golfito national refuge

The Golfito National Wildlife Refuge surrounds the town of Golfito and was largely created to protect the community's water supply. It boasts a wide variety of tree species, including silk cotton, butternut, manwood and copal trees. Perhaps the most interesting plant species found at the refuge is the cyad, which resembles a palm tree and is proven to have existed during the dinosaur age.


Trails of various lengths throughout Golfito National Wildlife Refuge make it an excellent place for hiking and viewing an assortment of birds and other animals.

Includes: Round trip land transportation from Golfito, guided hike and admission.

Duration: 3-4 hours


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