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Parque Nacional Santa Rosa

22 miles (35 km) N of Liberia @ Santa Rosa Sector: from Liberia; Murciélago Sector: from Santa Rosa park entrance, via Cuajiniquíl # 8am–4pm daily for vehicles; 24 hrs for hikers acguanacaste.ac.cr

The country’s first national park, inaugurated in 1971, Santa Rosa National Park covers 190 sq miles (492 sq km) of the Santa Elena Peninsula and adjoining land. It is divided between the untouched Murciélago Sector (Bat Sector) and the popular Santa Rosa Sector, which is of great historical importance.

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