Volcan Baru National Park, Boquete

4.4
#2 of 14 in Parks in Boquete
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. With our custom trip planner, Boquete attractions like Volcan Baru National Park 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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  • If you come especially for the quetzal birds, you will have to go very early to see them. Beautifully situated with breathtaking views!
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  • It's a tough ascent, but it's all worth it when you get to the summit, the views and friendly treatment of the people you come across, it's awesome.
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  • Fantastico! I would recommend that going to the top for sunrise is a must do bucket list item!
  • It is hard but worthy
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