Volcan Baru National Park, Boquete

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Volcano Mountain
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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  • Volcan and Cerro Punta were our favorites. The volcano is huge and a hikers dream. Visit the towns worth the drive around!  more »
  • We started our hike at 1:20am, just two the two of us. You don't realize how steep this is while you hike at night but what an accomplishment when you're done! We took 4.5 hours to hike, we're both in...  more »
  • Get to the top is to feel in paradise, especially dawn. You can see the two oceans, from this punrto, the highest in the country.
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