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Caño Island Biological Reserve

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Area   805 acres

  Puntarenas Province
8°42'04''N   83°53'20''W

Date of Creation   30 September 1976

Park Attractions

The Cano Island Biological Reserve protects forested and beach areas on an island off the Osa Peninsula, Pacific Coast of Costa Rica. Scuba diving is popular around this island. It is covered in evergreen rainforest, and a pre-columbian cemetery is of archaeological interest.

Cano Island Costa Rica

Cano Island Costa Rica

Park Facilities and Hours

There is a park ranger available for visitor information from 8am to 4pm. A trail on the island leads to scenic overlooks and the archaelogical site.

Other nearby Costa Rica Parks include Corcovado National Park and Ballena National Marine Park.Costa Rica.

Orca at Cano Island Costa Rica

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