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Bosque Alegre National Wildlife Refuge

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22.847, 15/2/94 Grecia, Alajuela 850 ha no

Central Volcanic Cordillera Conservation Area, Alajuela

It consists of the beautiful Congo, Hule and Bosque Alegre lagoons framed in a subsided volcanic caldera located on the northern slope of the Central Volcanic Cordillera. In the primary and secondary forests covering a good part of this refuge, life howler monkeys (Alouatta palliata) and white-faced capuchins (Cebus capucinus). In Hule lagoon, there are five species of fish, including the cichlids (Cichlasoma dovii and cichlasoma lyonsi). A dirt road goes from the Cariblanco gasoline station along the main road to Puerto Viejo as far as Hule lagoon.


Bosque Alegre National Wildlife Refuge, AlajuelaBosque Alegre National Wildlife Refuge, Alajuela
Bosque Alegre National Wildlife Refuge, AlajuelaBosque Alegre National Wildlife Refuge, Alajuela