Costa Rica National Parks
Barra Honda National Park
Location: North Pacific
Barra Honda Nationa Park was created in 1971 primarily to protect its famous cave system. A good trail system takes the visitor to the caves, unusual limestone formations, and a spectacular lookout.
Barra Honda’s caverns are renowned for their pristine condition. These caves have vertical entrance shafts requiring special equipment to get to. La Trampa has a vertical drop of 52 meters from the entrance to the first ramp.
Size: 2,295 Hectares.
From San José: 5 hours by car via Tempisque ferry.
Principle attractions: Limestone Caverns.