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Rio Grande Protected Zone

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Rio Grande Protected Zone Costa Rica

Area   Approx. 3,700 acres
Max. Elevation   4,200' above sea level
Temperature   80ºF annual average
Precipitation   100 inches annual average
  Alajuela Province, 40 miles N of San Jose
Date of Creation   30 July 1955

Park Attractions

This area protects humid tropical forest in the Rio Grande river basin.

Driving Directions

From San Jose, take the highway to Alajuela. From there, take the road through Grecia, Sarchi, then Naranjo.

Park Facilities and Hours

There are no public facilities in this protected zone. Other nearby Costa Rica Parks include:
Cerro Atenas Protected Zone
El Rodeo and Cerros de Escazu

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