Chirripo National Park

Chirripó National Park is the ultimate challenge for serious local and visiting hikers. But the rewards are worth it—from the visitors’ hut you can summit surrounding peaks and, on a clear day, see both the Atlantic and Pacific oceans. It does, however, require top fitness and advance planning, since the number of hikers is limited each day, in order to preserve the sensitive ecosystems hikers traverse.

Chirripó National Park is the ultimate challenge for serious local and visiting hikers. But the rewards are worth it—from the visitors’ hut you can summit surrounding peaks and, on a clear day, see both the Atlantic and Pacific oceans. It does, however, require top fitness and advance planning, since the number of hikers is limited each day, in order to preserve the sensitive ecosystems hikers traverse.

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