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La Marta Wildlife Refuge

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La Marta Wildlife Refuge Costa Rica

Area   Approx. 3,200 acres
Max. Elevation   6,400' above sea level
Temperature   65ºF - 85ºF
Precipitation   180 inches annual average
  Cartago Province, 60 miles SE of San Jose
Date of Creation   25 Oct 1993

La Marta Wildlife Refuge Costa Rica

La Marta Wildlife Refuge Costa Rica

Park Attractions

This Wildlife Refuge protects the river basins of La Marta, Gato and Atirrojust northwest of the Rio Macho Forest Reserve. Rivers, waterfalls, caverns and primary forest. 

Driving Directions

From San Jose, take the highway to Cartago. Then take the road to Paraiso, then Cervantes. Just before you reach Juan Vinas, turn right toward Pejibaye.

Park Facilities and Hours

There are no public facilities at this wildlife refuge.

Other neaby Costa Rica Parks include Tapanti National Park and Cuenca Rio Tuis Protected Zone.

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