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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)
“howler monkeys” (29 reviews)
“canopy tower” (14 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
Area Canalera de Gamboa, Panama City, Panama
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Reviewed today via mobile

This is one of my favorite places to go hiking, and it's not too far from Panama City (only about 30 minutes, depending on traffic). My favorite trail is the Plantation Trail, there is easy parking right by the trail head, entrance cost is $3...More

Thank LauraMacio
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

With patience and willing to wake early (be there ideally before 7.00 am) you can anticipate several animals. We saw several coati's, monkeys, an anteater, many birds, agouti's, frogs, a peccary etc in a 4 hour walk!

1  Thank maria k
Reviewed 9 September 2017 via mobile

We found this place by accident. What a pleasant surprise! We saw leaf cutter ants, a tapir, a family of howler monkeys and much more within a 20 minute spontaneous hike.

1  Thank wcd1962
Reviewed 2 July 2017

Our group of sixteen adventurers stayed at the Canopy Tower in the midst of the park and spent four days hiking the roads and trails inside the park. It is a wondrous example of nature at is best. We saw a kaleidoscopic rainbow of tropical...More

1  Thank AtlanticTyger
Reviewed 6 June 2017

This park is so lush and beautiful. It's also very humid and the mosquitoes are real! But we had a great time and were able to see a ton of birds and learn about different plants - thank Alex! I even went for a run...More

1  Thank Naya-Joi M
Reviewed 1 June 2017

Make sure you visit all trails. you will be able to see a lot of different animals, birds and trees. The trails are fine and you wont get lost thought, although you might if you take another route off course. I like the sound of...More

2  Thank monchimomo
Reviewed 5 May 2017

We did a nice hike here early one Saturday morning. The parking lot already had several cars in it. Apparently, it's a popular mountain bike destination. There is a fee to enter, but we walked there from the Canopy Tower and they waived it for...More

2  Thank intlwanderlust
Reviewed 23 April 2017

Great place to experience the Panamanian rain forest! Took several hikes & saw lots of wild life - monkeys, sloths, iguanas, turtles, snakes, butterflies, lizards as well as many birds. The downside is many of the trails need maintenance as they have been left to...More

2  Thank Amy M
Reviewed 23 April 2017 via mobile

If you are in Panama City there is certainly a lot to do and probably a lot of people will not take the chance to visit some attractions a little further out. The Soberania National Park fits this bill but it is really worth a...More

2  Thank Duquesadiner
Reviewed 2 April 2017

This national park is called the Rainforest. It is about 45 minutes away from Panama City. What a beautiful park! We stayed in the middle of it at the Gamboa Rainforest Resort. It had so many birds, sloths, owls, and we even saw the largest...More

2  Thank mathteacher1225
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Chelsea M
16 October 2017|
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