Writing right after coming back from the park. So the park was beautiful and we saw lots of animals during an easy stroll - until my wife and I were robbed at knifepoint (and machettes) by a masked trio jumping out of the woods, who dragged us back into the woods, gagged us, and tied us to a tree 200 meters from the trail - then fleed with our possessions. All the while threatening to kill us and saying we were lucky to speak Spanish because if we were "English speaking gringos" we would be dead as they hate gringos. No kidding. Luckily my wife was able to disentangle herself and set us free after a while. We ran 2 km to the nearest ranger station where they called the police and went after the bad guys - to no avail of course. By their reaction it doesn't seem to be a rare occurrence so it strikes me as odd to see no other comments about this here in TripAdvisor. The park was NOT empty and there were lots of other tourists around - we were unlucky to be at the wrong place at the wrong time when there were no others around. So if you still want to go there, go in groups, or always keep other tourists in sight.
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