Located in the very heart of Guanacaste province, this is a vibrant place for wildlife spotting. Its strategic location makes it accesible from most popular destinations, so it is likely that if you visit the North Pacific Coast beaches there might be a port or road to take to this park in less than 2 hours.
Palo Verde includes 45 500 acres of protected dry forest and wetlands. It is mostly sustained by Tempisque river, which in rainy season floods and irrigates the wetlands. This vast sections of flooded areas provide a sustained source of food for migratory birds which happens to fly away from the cold winter of North America. These circumstances also make an ideal place for nesting and growing the chicks.
In result over 300 species of birds populate Palo Verde, which sums to more than 26 species of mammals, several reptiles such as crocodiles, iguanas, basilisks, other small lizards and above 600 species of plants and trees.