About Braulio Carrillo National Park
Braulio Carrillo National Park is a National Park in Heredia Province and San José Province, in central Costa Rica It is part of the Central Volcanic Conservation Area.
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The park is located on the volcanic Cordillera Central (Central mountain range) between San José city and Puerto Limón on the Caribbean.
It is accessible from the Limon Highway, which bisects the park (northwest to southeast), and from Barva canton on the north.
The park is separated into three main sectors — Zurquí, Quebrada Gonzales, and Barva.
Established in 1978, the park was formed as an agreement with environmental lobbyists to limit and prevent development of the area after the construction of the Limon Highway, ...