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Soberania National Park

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Area Canalera de Gamboa, Panama City, Panama
+507 232-7223
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Located 15 miles from downtown Panama City, this scenic park features two hiking paths called el Charco in Gamboa and Pipeline Road, both known for excellent birding and wildlife viewing.
  • Excellent59%
  • Very good26%
  • Average12%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“pipeline road” (50 reviews)
“canopy tower” (14 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
Area Canalera de Gamboa, Panama City, Panama
+507 232-7223
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Reviewed 3 December 2016

Primary forest within an hour of Panama city. We saw deer, monkeys, anteaters, coatis and about 20 species of bird within two hours. Wonderful place and very quiet during weekdays. During the weeend it is busy with mountainbikers and cross-country runners, so mare for sporty...More

1  Thank Kees G
Reviewed 19 November 2016

Very beautiful walking trails with lush rainforest. Many waterfalls. Lots of birds including Toucans. We also saw Agouti.

Thank Kyle_P1
Reviewed 18 October 2016

This is the only zoo-like park Panama has really to offer. Which is also a good thing, because you do not need a zoo in this area because you just need to have a hike in one of the parks to spot wildlife. Nevertheless, this...More

Thank difelidi
Reviewed 30 September 2016 via mobile

I made some efforts to reach the park by bus. Its best to contact the park administration to find out how to reach: 232 4192 or 500 0906 To reach the park administration I took the diablo rojo from Albrook to Gamboa, it runs every...More

3  Thank Susanne W
Reviewed 26 September 2016

If you enjoy bird watching this is a good place to go. It is well kept, Aside from the many birds we also saw a three toed sloth, butterflies, frogs and a family of Tamarind monkeys. The only thing I didn't like about it is...More

Thank JoannWG
Reviewed 6 September 2016

See it by boat, so you can get up close and personal with the fauna on the islands and see the big boats as they navigate the canal. A lot of tours include lunch on one of the nearby islands. You'll see an amazing array...More

Thank TheMeadowsTravel
Reviewed 7 August 2016

This is among my favorites, and I have visited several of them worldwide. There is a diversity of flora & fauna, in addition to being very well maintained. My hat is off to Panama!

Thank nanatravels2
Reviewed 27 July 2016

After the ANAM employees at the ranger station had given us some information on the park and on where to go, we decided to take the sendero la plantacion and a part of the camino las cruces. The first part was great, and although we...More

3  Thank Ruben K
Reviewed 16 July 2016

We got up at 5am and at around 6 am were at the start of Pipeline Road. This is a 2 km long road, which takes you to the entrance of Rainforest Diversity Centre (not the right name). Here you buy the tickets and hire...More

5  Thank Mojca003
Reviewed 11 July 2016

We had a great time, there is lots to see, mainly monkeys and sloths, it's definitely worth the trip and price.

Thank jamesflores206
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