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Cerro Atenas Protected Zone

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Cerro Atenas Protected Zone Costa Rica

Area   Approx. 2,250 acres
Max. Elevation   3,200' above sea level
Temperature   75ºF annual average
Precipitation   80 inches annual average
  Alajuela Province, 15 miles west of airport
Date of Creation   17 July 1974

Park Attractions

The Cerro Atenas zone of Costa Rica protects a highly degraded and eroded area, attempting to restore the natural ecology and hydrology. 

Driving Directions

From the San Juan International Airport in Alajuela, Costa Rica, take the highway toward Atenas Costa Rica.

Park Facilities and Hours

There are no public facilities in this protected zone. Other nearby Costa Rica national parks include Rio Grande, El Rodeo, Quitirrisi and Cerros de Escazu Protected Zones.

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