|Peñas Blancas Wildlife Refuge|
Location: is an area of very rugged terrain made up of volcanic rocks from the Aguacate Group.
|Most of the refuge is covered by forests that have been altered to some extent, although the original forest mass can still be found in the remoter areas and in the river canyons.|
|The vegetation in the lower areas, towards the south, consists of tropical dry forest. Towards the north and upper areas grows a promontane moist forest.|
|National Park - Costa Rica National Parks and Reserves|
|Costa Rica Peñas Blancas 2019
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