Térraba-Sierpe National Wetland

Get to know the cultural heritage and the broad biodiversity present in the Térraba-Sierpe National Wetland

Humedal Nacional Térraba Sierpe
Humedal Nacional Térraba Sierpe
© Mountain PArtnership

The Térraba-Sierpe National Wetland has become one of the most characteristic landscapes in Costa Rica, since along its 9,000 ha you can find one of the largest mangroves in the world. This vast mangrove turns the Térraba-Sierpe National Wetland into the biggest wetland in the world. There, you can find a great variety of vegetal species, such as the saber and the Rhizophoraceae, among many others.

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Humedal Nacional Térraba Sierpe, Costa Rica
Humedal Nacional Térraba Sierpe, Costa Rica
© Haakon S Krohn

Thanks to the constant migration of birds and wild animals which approach the waters of the wetland to get hydrated, the Térraba-Sierpe National Wetland is a natural phenomenon which scientists and biologists like observe with for their studies.

The visit to the Térraba-Sierpe National Wetland is, undoubtedly, one of the experiences that you cannot miss during your visit to Costa Rica.

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Puntarenas province, Costa Rica

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