The Tempisque area of conservation ACT

The Tempisque area of conservation ACT

Ph (506) 2671-1290/ 671-1455, Ph/fax (506) 2671-1062, Open from Monday to Friday from 8.00 a.m to 4:00 p.m. The office has ofrest agents. National Refuge of Wildlife, Dr. Rafael Lucas Rodríguez Caballero. Located infront of the Interamericana, on the way to the main park. Within the county there is: Palo Verde National Park, of great importance because it is the most humid within the tropical dry forest area, it extends along the left border with the Tempisque river, close to the mouth of the river. Isla Pájaros is also located in the middle of the Tempisque River, which has now become a sandbank.  Inside the park there are: Two natural viewpoints, the hilltops Catalina and Guayacán where you will be able to see a large portion of the Guanacaster area. La Cueva del Tigre in the Refuge.  The Hueca rock in the park.  The Lomas de Barbudal Biological reserve, that is rich in species of insects, particularly bees, wasps and nocturnal butterflies.  The Miravalles Volcano, which is an extinct volcano, but you can find the smoking cones which are know as little ovens, in this area there is a geothermic project that is taking place in the Instituto Costarricense de Electricidad (ICE) (Costa Rican Institute of Electricity). The county of Bagaces has recieved the title of the ecological county for the protection and conservation of natural resources.