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Bleak, hot, hard to get to

We entered from the highway 2 entrance on our way towards Chitre. The paved road for a few... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
2blackrabbits
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West Chicago, Illinois
Good Environmental Education

Not too hard to find, just north of Chitre, Good example of what man can do to the earth in just a... read more

Reviewed 19 October 2017
mike w
,
chitre
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“tower” (2 reviews)
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Chitre, Panama
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We entered from the highway 2 entrance on our way towards Chitre. The paved road for a few kilometers was loaded with potholes, but wound its way through pastoral fields. lots of local men walking along the road, very friendly. At the fork in the...More

Thank 2blackrabbits
Reviewed 19 October 2017

Not too hard to find, just north of Chitre, Good example of what man can do to the earth in just a short time span. Unfortunately the tower is out of commission at the moment but wandering around by foot is feasible. There are some...More

Thank mike w
Reviewed 12 October 2017

This is almost a moonscape! Signs of indigenous habitation remain. The mineral content of the area turns the ground many colors. Beware the acacia thorns!

Thank Tina S
Reviewed 3 May 2017 via mobile

Our tour group visited the park with a volunteer ranger that lives just outside the park. Park is reached via a one lane dirt road. There is really no path except the one that takes you to the tower that you can no longer climb...More

Thank cathyd
Reviewed 18 April 2017

Our tour group did a hike here; and even though it is quite barren, it is also interesting. Luckily we had a local guide who showed us the plants and various animal tracks.

Thank ntflady
Reviewed 1 March 2017 via mobile

Records and findings of indigenous people living in this area thousands of years ago. The park is attempting to restore the land after being over grazed and farm. Now natural plant and tree cover has been coming back. Also, field research are finding evidence of...More

Thank somanyfoods
Reviewed 5 July 2016

For some unknown reason google maps takes you through Paris of Parita Town up to some point at the middle of nowhere. When we finally got the right directions, the staff of the park told us that many people have gone through the same. In...More

Thank Jeniffer R
Reviewed 6 June 2016 via mobile

Road is in bad shape... you have to drive through a garbage diaposal crowded with rats and scavengers.... When you arrive there is little to see aside from a disfunctional solar pannel plant, dried up cracked dirt, dust and shrubs... yes green sheibs.... this is...More

Thank Ronald L
Reviewed 22 November 2015

Drive from Parita a few kilometers on paved road, then left turn on a very poorly maintained road for a few more kilometers. Arrive at a small visitor center with very little to see. We then drove further onto a barren area and then retreated...More

Thank BigDogPanama
Reviewed 16 March 2015

Most people I have talked with have stated that there is not much to see at this park. My take… it all depends in what you are looking to do. Sarigua National Park is different, especially for Panama. It is the only true dessert in...More

Thank PanamaVagabond
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