Pico Bonito National Park, La Ceiba

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Pico Bonito National Park is a national park in Honduras. It was established on January 1,1987 and covers an area of 564.30 square kilometres. It has an altitude of between 60 and 2,480 metres.DescriptionPico Bonito National Park is located on the northern area of Honduras, in the mountain range called Cordillera Nombre de Dios, Pico Bonito is a mountain located in the municipality of El Porvenir, near the coastal city of La Ceiba in Honduras. It is part of the Mesoamerican Biological Corridor.It has a surface area of 1,073 square kilometres including its buffer zone - i.e. approximately 20 x 20 miles or 30 x 35 km.The management of this protected space is the responsibility of the Pico Bonito National Park Foundation (FUPNAPIB), a non-profit non-governmental organization, which was formed as a legal entity in 1993, by the law 192-93 of the National Congress. Currently there exists an agreement for the co-management between the State Forest Administration (AFE-COHDEFOR) and FUPNAPIB which formalises the actions of the latter organisation.The Pico Bonito National Park Foundation (FUPNAPIB) has programs in forest protection, the integrated management of resources, environmental education and gender equality. In partnership with the EcoLogic Development Fund and the World Bank’s BioCarbon Fund, FUPNAPIB launched a carbon capture and storage project in 2005. The project aims to mitigate the negative effects of climate change through providing local communities with training and employment opportunities in reforestation and agroforestry.
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  • If you are looking for a place to relax or seek adventure this is the place with rivers and waterfalls where you can jump as part of the trill of visiting La Ceiba or just if you are traveling with yo...  more »
  • Nice hike to water fall. FYI signs only in Spanish. Moderate difficulty on hike. Suspension bridge is nice. Bring bug spray and water Saw a whole family of monkeys along with lots of other nature.  more »
  • Loved our hike through the Pico Bonito National park. Lots of beautiful birds . We were not lucky enough to see any wild animals. Mermaid falls was beautiful and it was refreshing to swim in the strea...  more »
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