Leatherback National

Marine Park of


The mangroves that protect this National Park are within the RAMSAR Convention on Wetlands, which are of great importance as waterfowl habitat and breeding areas of sea and forest species.

The leatherback is the largest turtle species in the world according to Conservation International Trade in Endangered Species of Flora and Fauna (CITES) is in danger of extinction. 

is located in the North Pacific coast of Costa Rica, Guanacaste province.