Summit Botanical Gardens, Panama City

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#10 of 18 in Parks in Panama City
Survey plant and animal life endemic to Panama at Summit Botanical Gardens. Covering an area of 250 hectares (620 acres), these botanical gardens feature a small zoo and numerous paved trails. Trek through the lush environs and observe plants from tropical and subtropical countries around the world, as well as a number of native species. Numerous harpy eagles call these gardens home; don't miss the chance to meet Panama's national bird in semi-wild conditions. Take a guided tour to enhance your visit with information on the plants' various uses, including food, medicine, and ornament. With our custom trip planner, Panama City attractions like Summit Botanical Gardens can be center stage of your vacation plans, and you can find out about other attractions like it, unlike it, near it, and miles away.
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  • The grounds are expansive, beautiful scenery, some exhibits are pretty impressive (Harpy Eagle) exhibit. There is also a gorgeous stand of huge timber bamboo that is fun to walk through. But... I sure...  more »
  • Large park with plenty of play areas for children and places to have a picnic. There are also various animals, of which the housing is not always optimal. At various trees are signs. In Spanish especially. The whole thing looks as if it can use a make-over. Admission $5. To the park all the way through to run are you busy for a while.
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  • Go early in the day as there isn't a lot of shade and it is HOT. We found it hard to view many of the animals as they had roped off the easiest way to view them in their cages. It is in desperate need...  more »
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