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Nature Parks

The essence of Colombia

Why visit Nature Parks of Colombia?

Our Caribbean, and Pacific regions along with the Amazon and Orinoco basin containing 26 national ecological reserves, which provide ecotourism services.

Natural parks

There are 58 protected areas in Colombia’s National Parks System, equivalent to about 11 percent of the country's territory; 29 of them are accessible to those interested in ecotourism. 

Variety
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Colombia has a wide variety of flora, fauna, and landscapes. There are jungles, humid forests, and dry tropical destinations; arid areas, beaches, mangroves, and marine areas suitable for ecotourism.

Archaeological remains
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In many protected areas within the Colombian National Parks System there are museums, archaeological remains, and cave paintings that date back to pre-Columbian times.

Activities and experiences

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Brava beach

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Brava beach

Playa Brava is a nature reserve in the heart of Tayrona National Natural Park, where the contrast between the tropical...
Katíos National Nature Park

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Katíos National Nature Park

Declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1994, the Katíos National Nature Park is named in honor of the indigenous...

Munchique National Nature Park

Travelers enjoy birdwatching in the Munchique National Nature Park, where 500 bird species, including 37 types of...
Pueblito, in Tayrona, Santa Marta
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Pueblito in Tayrona

Pueblito is one of the most representative sites of the Tayrona culture. This part of Tayrona National Park has stepped...
Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta National Nature Park - Native Heart

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Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta National Nature Park

From Valledupar, travelers can visit the Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta National Nature Park, home to the Tayrona...
Utría National Park - A delivery room for whales
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Utría National Park

The Botanical Garden of the Pacific in Bahía Solano contains 420 acres where visitors can walk along trails to learn...

Chengue Beach

Chengue beach in Tayrona National Park is located in an area of ​​tropical dry forest. It has an old salt pan and a...

Chicamocha National Park

Chicamocha National Park (also known as Panachi) is an hour and a half drive from Barichara, on the road to Bucaramanga...
Corota Island Wildlife Sanctuary  - Nature in La Cocha
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Corota Island Wildlife Sanctuary

The Corota Island Wildlife Sanctuary, with 35 acres of land and 10 acres of water, is the smallest of the country's...
Doña Juana National Nature Park - Home to wildlife
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Doña Juana National Nature Park

With almost 163 thousand acres, the Doña Juana-Cascabel Volcanic Complex National Nature Park is home to 471 bird...

Iguaque Nature Reserve

Houses that are museums, an ostrich farm and a festival in which the tomato is the protagonist are some plans to enjoy...

Las Hermosas National Nature Park

Las Hermosas National Nature Park, one of 58 parks in Colombia’s National Parks System, is highly accessible to...
Los Farallones de Cali National Nature Park  - Cali

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Los Farallones de Cali National Nature Park

Species such as the spectacled bear and the anteater, along with Colombian Rock chickens, parrots, and eagles inhabit...
Visit the Cocora Valley - Home of the wax palm

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Visit the Cocora Valley

In the town of Salento, 15.5 miles north from Armenia, you can visit the Cocora Valley, where the wax palm, Colombia’s...
Bird watching - 36 species that only live in these mountains

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Bird watching

<p>The Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta offers bird watching enthusiasts the chance to see species among which the...

Chicamocha National Park

54 kilometers south of Bucaramanga is the Chicamocha National Park (Panachi), where visitors find, among other things,...
Chingaza National Nature Park  - Bogotá’s water reservoir

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Chingaza National Nature Park

Deer, tapirs, and spectacled bears are some of the residents of the Chingaza National Nature Park, which lies four...
Crab Key - To swim and swim
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Crab Key

Delicious crab patties sold in Crab Key are reason enough to visit this area in Providence, which may enjoyed swimming...

Macuira National Nature Park

Macuira National Nature Park is a 25,000-hectare oasis located in the desert of Upper Guajira. This reserve, which is...
Old Providence National Nature Park - A jewel of the Planet

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Old Providence National Nature Park

The McBean Lagoon Old Providence National Nature Park is part of the Seaflower Biosphere Reserve, declared by UNESCO in...

Otún Quimbaya Flora and Fauna Sanctuary

14 miles east of Pereira can visit the Otún Quimbaya Flora and Fauna Sanctuary, a protected area of 489 hectares...