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Costa Rica Park on Forbes Most Beautiful Parks

Forbes Manuel Antonio Costa RicaForbes magazine, one of the most famous magazines worldwide had just come out with a special edition in which it names the world’s most beautiful national parks and congratulations are in order for Costa Rica’s Manual Antonio National Park which has the distinct honor of being the smallest park to make the list and also the only park from Latin America to make the list!

With over 7,000 national parks around the world, determining the top 12 was indeed an undertaking for adventure travel writer Matt Villano http://insiders.discoveramerica.com/insiders/american_outdoors_insider/action.blogdisplay together with national parks expert, Jack Ezon who is president of Ovation vacations http://www.ovationtravel.com. Decided upon having the most magnificent landscapes, diverse flora and fauna and a geographic wonder, the list is the who’s who of National Parks.

Manuel Antonio National ParkCosta Rica’s Manuel Antonio, cited as relatively new to the National Park scene, founded a century after the most famous National Park, Yellowstone was chosen for the stunning combination of rain forests, beaches and the spectacular coral reefs. With the rain forests untouched, inhabitants such as iguanas, Central American Squirel Monkeys as well as the Brown-throated Three-toed Sloths are able to live in their enviroment unscathed.

Costa Rica Manuel Antonio Ranks with Forbes

Manuel Antonio National Park Costa RicaIn addition to being Costa Rica’s smallest National Park, is is the most popular, providing its visitors with an abundance of activities, including horseback riding on the beach, white-water rafting and sea kayaking.

To see who else made the list of Forbe’s Most Beautiful National Parks, visit http://www.forbes.com/sites/janelevere/2011/08/29/the-worlds-most-beautiful-national-parks/. Congratulations again to Manuel Antonio National Park in Costa Rica, proving that biggest is not always best!

 

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About the Author: Tee is Senior Editor of CostaRicaCLOSEUP.com and NBC's adventure dating series fans magazine LoveInTheWildFansMag.com, as well ascontributing editor to QRCodesUSA.org

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