Soberania National Park
Great Birding Spots of Panama
with photos and maps
With an extension of 19,341
hectares the Soberania National
Park, located in the Province of
Panama and Colon o was created in
the year 1980, forming part of the
protected Panama Canal Watershed.
The Soberania National Park counts
with 105 species of mamals, 525
species of birds, 79 species of
reptiles, 36 species of fish and an
incredible abundance of plants.
There are some great hiking trails
in this park esay accessible by a
short drive from Panama City along
the way to Gamboa and beyond. The
best known and a must for
birdwatchers is the Pipeline Road
where many bird counting records
where set and where you also find
the The Panama Rainforest Discovery
Center with its observation tower.
Other great trails are the
Plantation Road, the Camino de
Cruces trail and the El Charco
trail, also the Summit Nature Park
is located there and well worth a
Please Note that ANAM (that is an
autonomous State body responsible
for dealing with natural resources
and the environment) overseas and
protects the national parks charges
a small feee for visiting the parks.
Charco Hike in the Soberania
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