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los angeles CA
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MA park info

Does anyone know if the park gives out any type of map when you pay the entrance fee?

posts: 547
reviews: 57
1. Re: MA park info

You don't need a map. There is only one main trail (which is more like a road at the beginning). The reopened Cathedral Trail is a loop.

Manuel Antonio
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for Manuel Antonio National Park
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2. Re: MA park info

Yes, they give out a map, though it is easy to navigate without one. Enjoy!

Curridabat, Costa...
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reviews: 6
3. Re: MA park info

Does the park office accept 5,000 colones rather than $10? Everywhere says the price is $10 and I've been in other areas of Costa Rica that insisted on dollars rather than colones.


Winnipeg, Canada
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4. Re: MA park info

I have in the past paid the MA park fee entrance in the equivalent of $10 in colones. I would suspect that you still can pay in colones.

But in CR evrerything is subject to change.. :)


given the current exchange rate which seems to be hovering in the 490 something colones to a dollar - they may want a few colones more than the flat 5000...

Edited: 11:29 pm, December 02, 2012
Kailua, Hawaii
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5. Re: MA park info

Where do you park? Inside the park entrance?

Manuel Antonio
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for Manuel Antonio National Park
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6. Re: MA park info

Yes, you can pay with colones. The present exchange is around 492, so 5000 will over the $10 entrance fee. Paid parking is available right outside the gates. Enjoy!

Hudson, Iowa
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reviews: 60
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Does anyone know if you can leave the park and still reenter the same day with your ticket. We were there 2 yrs ago and you could but have seen posts that they are not doing that anymore. Thanks for the info.

Manuel Antonio
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8. Re: MA park info

Last check you could only exit and re-enter at the main gate with your valid ticket. You need to register with the guard as you come out and have valid ID on you. Unfortunately, some people were giving their tickets away at the old exit to let other people in free and ruined it for everyone else. Enjoy!

Hudson, Iowa
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9. Re: MA park info

Thank you LivNLarge, that will be good to know. I'm sure I will enjoy again!

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