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Cuenca Rio Tuis Protected Zone

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Rio Tuis Protected Zone Costa Rica

Area   Approx. 10,100 acres
Max. Elevation   2,600' above sea level
Temperature   70ºF annual average
  Turrialba, Cartago Province
60 miles east of San Jose Costa Rica
Date of Creation   20 February 1986


Park Attractions

The objective of this conservation area is to protect the Tuis River basin of central Costa Rica and the recharge zone of the related aquifer.

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The Forest Reserve hosts many research projects of the varying disciplines, as well as university monitoring programs. For more information on research projects in the area, contact Costa Rica MINAE at 

Park Facilities and Hours

There are no public facilities in this protected zone. Nearby parks include Tapanti National Park, Rio Macho Forest Reserve, and La Marta Wildlife Refuge. Costa Rica

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