Parque Nacional Naciones Unidas
This 491-hectare park near the lakeshore is managed by private conservation group Defensores de la Naturaleza (tel. 6630-6421 or 6630-6153) and is open 8 a.m.–4 p.m. Monday– Friday and 8 a.m.–5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Admission is $3.50. Facilities include picnic areas with barbecue pits, hiking and mountain biking trails with lookout points over the lake, basketball courts, and soccer fields. A five-platform, 400-meter canopy tour and rappelling were added in 2008.
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