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Junquillal Bay Wildlife Refuge

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Junquillal Bay Wildlife Refuge Costa Rica

Area   Approx. 1,100 acres
Marine Area   Approx. 250 acres
Temperature   70ºF - 90ºF 
  Guanacaste Province, 5 hours from San Jose
Date of Creation   10 January 1995
Beach at Junquillal Bay Wildlife Refuge

Park Attractions

Tropical dry forest and coastal mangroves. Camp sites near the beach have water and charcoal cookstoves. The beach is easily accessible year-round.

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Driving Directions

From San Jose, Costa Rica, take the Interamerican highway to Liberia. Continue on the highway to Cuajiniquil. From there, take the road leading NW to Junquillal Station.

Park Facilities and Hours

The wildlife refuge is open 24 hours with visitor attention from 8:00am to 4:00pm. Hiking trails, camping areas with water, restrooms and bathing facilities are available.

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