This park is located in the “Corregimiento de Ancon” approximately 15 min from the city of Panama. Comprised of a total of 265 hectares and one of the few protected parks within metropolitan areas of Latin America.
A special part of the park include an Orquid garden, where a wide variety of these plants can be admired.
Animals living in the metropolitan park include the “titi” monkey, the white tailed deer, the “muleto” rabbit, the “solo” cat, boas, and a variety of exotic birds.
The Metropolitan Park is not technically considered a national park, since the requirement for that classification is to boast more than 1,000 hectares. However, it is considered an important natural resource because of its beauty and proximity to the city of Panama.
For more information, call from Panama: 836-5333
From USA call: 1-866-390-3451.
Parque Metropolitano (Espanol)