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Costa Rica announces reopening of Turrialba Volcano National Park
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Costa Rica announces reopening of Turrialba Volcano National Park

Alejandro Zúñiga - November 19, 2020

Costa Rica will reopen Turrialba Volcano National Park, the Environment Ministry announced Thursday. After eight years closed due to the threat of volcanic activity, the park will…

Costa Rica converts island prison into tourist attraction
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Costa Rica converts island prison into tourist attraction

Marco SIBAJA / AFP - October 8, 2020

Despite the country's coronavirus lockdown, Costa Rica's island of San Lucas, a former penal colony with a dark history, has been newly converted into a tourist paradise,…

Chirripó National Park to reopen October 30
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Chirripó National Park to reopen October 30

Alejandro Zúñiga - September 28, 2020

Chirripó National Park will reopen for tourists on October 30, the National System of Conservation Areas (SINAC) announced Monday. Visitors hoping to explore Costa Rica's tallest peak…

At San Lucas Island, Costa Rica creates its 30th national park
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At San Lucas Island, Costa Rica creates its 30th national park

Alejandro Zúñiga - August 24, 2020

Costa Rica on Monday celebrated the 50th anniversary of its national parks system by creating another national park. During a ceremony at Casa Presidencial, President Carlos Alvarado…

A list of Costa Rica national parks open in August
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A list of Costa Rica national parks open in August

Alejandro Zúñiga - August 1, 2020

Costa Rica has opened the majority of its national parks starting August 1. Below is a list of national parks and protected wildlife areas open for visitors…

Marino Ballena National Park reopens to the public
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Marino Ballena National Park reopens to the public

The Tico Times - July 8, 2020

Marino Ballena National Park reopened to the public earlier this month, the National System of Conservation Areas (SINAC) announced. Located in the small town of Uvita, Puntarenas,…

Costa Rica reopens 15 more protected wildlife areas
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Costa Rica reopens 15 more protected wildlife areas

Alejandro Zúñiga - June 2, 2020

Costa Rica has reopened 15 more protected wildlife areas, the Environment Ministry (MINAE) announced this week. Below are the protected areas that have opened as of June…

Costa Rica will open 12 national parks. Here’s how it’ll work
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Costa Rica will open 12 national parks. Here’s how it’ll work

Alejandro Zúñiga - May 12, 2020

Costa Rica will open 12 national parks, plus the Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, in accordance with new measures announced by the Health Ministry. But in keeping with…

Costa Rica to reopen national parks as part of ‘new normal’
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Costa Rica to reopen national parks as part of ‘new normal’

Alejandro Zúñiga - May 8, 2020

Costa Rica plans to reopen national parks as part of its next steps toward a new normal in the face of the coronavirus pandemic. Vice President Epsy…

Costa Rica’s national parks will remain closed until May
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Costa Rica’s national parks will remain closed until May

Alejandro Zúñiga - April 8, 2020

Costa Rica will keep its protected wildlife areas and all 29 of its national parks closed until at least May 1, the National System of Conservation Areas…