San Pedrillo Sector

The San Pedrillo sector has a network of trails called the Catarata, Río Pargo Arriba, Río Pargo Abajo and Llorona. This sector is special to have one of the most beautiful sunsets that can be observed during the fall of the sun. If you want to get rid of all the noise of the city and live an experience where you can get the sun and mountain experience.
Corcovado National Park - PNC is located in the Province of Puntarenas (Golfito and Osa Cantons), located on the Osa Peninsula, in the southwestern tip of Costa Rica. Its geographical coordinates are 8 ° 25'55 "to 8 ° 44'00" North and 83 ° 24'50 "to 83 ° 45'00" West. The topographic maps published by the National Geographical Institute (based on Lambert coordinates, available in scales 1: 50,000 and 1: 200,000) contain the PNC in the Llorona, Sierpe, Madrigal and Golfo Dulce sectors (Government of Costa Rica, 2003).
It was created by Executive Decree No. 5357-A, published in La Gaceta No. 207 on October 31, 1975. Subsequently, it was expanded by Executive Decree No.11148-A, published in La Gaceta No. 33 on February 15, 1980. Its creation was raised to the rank of Law by No. 6,794, which ratifies the previous Executive Decree as the laws of the Republic.
The Park has 42,570 terrestrial hectares (Cotobira, 2005) and 5,375 marine hectares (the latter includes the marine 500 meters from the coastline). It contains a variety of ecosystems that include forest, beaches, coral reefs, mangroves and freshwater marshes. The PNC includes the basins that drain in the Corcovado plain, between Punta Llorona and Punta Salsipuedes (MINAE and SINAC, 1999).
Maximum Altitude:
782 meters above sea level Climate: Hot, rainy and very humid. The rainy season goes from May to November, with maximum rainfall in the months of September and October.
Dry season:
December to April, with sporadic rains.
Rainy season:
May to November Annual rainfall: an average of 5.500 millimeters, in the mountainous area. In the coastal area 3.500 millimeters.
​•  Booking office from 8:00 am to 4:00 pm (Closed on Law holidays)
•  Open every day of the year from 7:00 am to 4:00 pm.
•  Nationals and residents: ¢ 1,600.
•  Non-resident foreigners: $ 15.
•  Camping area: $ 4 (San Pedrillo stations).*
•  ¢ 500 national and resident children (age 2 to 12 years).
•  $ 5 Non-resident children (age 2 to 12 years old).
•  Children under 2 years of age, as well as national visitors and residents over 65, do not pay .
•  Information desk.
•  Camping area (with prior reservation).
•  Drinking water.
•  Showers and sanitary services.
Main Attractions: network of trails called La Catarata, Río Pargo Arriba, Río Pargo Abajo, Pavón and Llorona Trail.
1. Sendero Pargo Arriba (Trail): it has 2.2km (1.36 miles), its topography is irregular, with moderate slopes, with presence of secondary and primary forest. It borders the Pargo River for which its name is given. You can find waterfowl during your trip.
2. Sendero Pargo Abajo (Trail): it has 1.54km (0.95 miles), its topography is mostly flat.
3. Sendero La Catarata (Trail): It has 1.2km (0.74 miles), its topography is a little irregular.
4. Sendero Marco Reyes (Trail): 800-meter (2.624 feet) trail , it is dedicated to one of the emblematic park rangers of the Corcovado National Park, which was featured in this operational center.
5. Sendero Llorona (Trail): It has 7km (4.34 miles), its topography is irregular, it is ideal to know the famous arch stone and in addition the waterfall created when the tide grows and connects it with the boom of its waves. 

How to get:
It can be reached by sea or land, if arriving by sea you can leave Drake Bay by boat that lasts 30-45 minutes.
Land route by the beach about 10 km (6.2 miles) but you can only cross at low tide.
•  Reservations can be made up to 6 months in advance for all Sectors of the National Park.
•  Remember you must enter to the park just if you are accompanied by a local guide who must be registered with the office of the Sustainable Tourism Program of ACOSA, please get your guide before making the Reservation (See attached list of local guides). Otherwise, you will be denied to enter to the Protected Area.
•  Reservations are personal, they will not be transferable to other people.
•  To enter you must present your identification (passport or ID) in the respective sector of the protected area.
•  Any Reimbursement Request must be made with justification and within 15 calendar days of entering the National Park.
•  Changes of reservations will only be made due to cancellations of flights, illness and closure of the Park with duly justified note. (See directive No. 015-2018).

•  Do not leave the trail established path.
•  Prohibited to bathe in Beaches, lagoons or rivers.
•  Do not feed or touch or harass wild animals.
•  Do not enter alcoholic beverages or drugs of any kind to the Park.
•  Other restrictions that are in decree 40700-MINAE and the National Parks Law.
•  If you do not comply with these rules, you will be exposed to the expulsion of the park and your respective complaint to the corresponding authorities.
•  It is recommended to bring the following implements: - Backpack for long walks (no suitcase, no canvas bag)
•  Garbage Bags (to keep dry things inside the backpack and pack the trash to get it out of the Park).
•  Hiking boots.
•  Canteen (recommended 2 liters per person) Authorized food for walks per person (Water bottling, hydrating drink, seeds, dehydrated fruits, energy bars).
•  Sunglasses.
•  Lantern.
•  Repellent.
•  Sunscreen.
•  Photographic camera.