La Cangreja National Park

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La Cangreja National Park
IUCN category II (national park)
Map showing the location of La Cangreja National Park
Map showing the location of La Cangreja 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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