Volcan Baru National Park, Boquete

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Trek through Volcan Baru National Park, where the active Baru volcano dominates its surroundings at a height of 3,474 m (11,400 ft). Hike the scenic Quetzal Trail, an 8 km (5 mi) trek along scenic forests and valleys, as well as the Caldero River. Wildlife here includes a range of birds, as well as pumas and leopards. Those feeling up to it can attempt the challenging climb to the summit of the volcano, where on a completely clear day you might see both the Caribbean Sea and the Pacific Ocean. Put Volcan Baru National Park into our Boquete family vacation planner and find out what's close by, where to stay, and where to head next.
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  • It is possible to do the summit from Boquete during the day if you start early. There is public transportation from Boquete (one block North of the parque) from about 5:50 AM. I took a colectivo at 5:...  more »
  • For me this was a very tough outing. Most of the trek is done on what was a road built to bring tourists by vehicle to the top of the volcano but the road has been destroyed by flooding and rocks bein...  more »
  • The game is worth the candle. The rise still available but there are still a good physical condition, warm clothes (approx 2 degrees at the top with a lot of wind) and a headlamp. The view at the top is amazing. To do!
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