What to Bring:
Round-trip Distance: 3.7 km (2.1 miles)
Round-trip time: 1:30 – 2 hours
Elevation Gain: 242 m. (793 ft.)
Max Height: 2,453 m (8,047 ft.)
Attractions: cloud forest , plants and animals , rivers , views , waterfalls
Activities: hiking, bird watching
Level of difficulty: MODERATE
Activities combine some easy sections while others require more physical effort. It Applies to long walks on uneven terrain (slippery ground, rivers ) , or short walks on trail with steep inclination.
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Unfortunately this path and the viewpoints are in very poor condition.
So much so that the descent to the waterfall is closed due to deterioration of the stairs. We hope that they are repaired in the near future .
The left of the last lookout/rest area the trial veers to the left and will take you down to the Chiriqui Viejo river. There is no bridge, making it difficult to cross, but the river is very nice. Across the river the trail apparently continues across the park into and into Bocas del Toro province. In the future we will have more information on that path.
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area) so that visitors can sleep at the station with a reservation.
Dry Season (JAN-FEB): (no real dry season, just rains a little less).
Rainy Season (MAR-DEC): muddy, slippery trail.
The Hours, Fees, Local Guides
Hours: 8 am - 4 pm
National Students - B. 1.00
National Visitors - B. 3.00
National Seniors – B. 1.50
Foreign Visitors - B. 5.00
The Amistad Agro-ecotourism Association: This group of community women manage the restaurant, serving breakfast and lunch . They have access to guides for the trails. tels - 771-2620 , 6956-6446 , 771-2612
National Park offices Tel: (507) 775-2055
National Protected Area (ANAM) Regional Office, David – Tel: (507) 774-6671
Boquete - (507) -720-3057
National Protected Areas Department: (507) 500-0855 / (507) 500-0839
What to Bring:
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