Metropolitan National Park, Panama City

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Get away from the urban bustle at Metropolitan National Park, a sprawling area of green located just ten minutes from the center of the capital.Take a stroll by the canal, and through the tropical forest areas rich in wildlife, including sloths, toucans, and iguanas. Start at the visitor center to learn about the three main trails that cut across the 265 hectare (655 acre) park. The walks vary in difficulty and length, and each offers something different. Add Metropolitan National Park and other attractions to your Panama City trip itinerary using our Panama City travel itinerary maker.
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  • Beautiful, hot and humid jungle just next to the city. Filled with birds, butterflies, turtles and amazing plants and trees. Bring lots of water, but definitely, go and see it. It should be only about...  more »
  • Went to see the animals but didn't see any. Just crazy long lines of those leaf-cutter ants marching along. Did hear some monkeys in the jungle brush, but no way was I wading in there for a closer loo...  more »
  • We had a nice day getting out of the city. The views were great and it was a nice hike, a bit of exercise.  more »

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