La Cangreja National Park

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La Cangreja National Park
IUCN category II (national park)
Location San José Province, Costa Rica
Coordinates 9°43′01″N 84°22′23″W / 9.717°N 84.373°W / 9.717; -84.373Coordinates: 9°43′01″N 84°22′23″W / 9.717°N 84.373°W / 9.717; -84.373[1]
Area 4,600 acres (19 km2)
Established 1987
Governing body National System of Conservation Areas (SINAC)
http://www.costarica-nationalparks.com/lacangrejanationalpark.html

La Cangreja National Park, until 2002 the Cerro de la Cangreja Protected Zone, is a National Park in the Puriscal Canton of San José Province, in west-central Costa Rica. [2]

It is a part of the large Central Pacific Conservation Area, near the Pacific Ocean coast.[2]

The park protects tropical forest in the Cordillera de Talamanca (mountain range) region .


Waterfall in La Cangreja National Park.

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