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Nice to get away from the noise of the city

Lovely little park where it’s a bit more peaceful and tranquil than the city. Nice to get away for... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
Weasel1981
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Morning during the week is best

A great place to connect with your spiritual self and relax from the hustle and bustle of the town... read more

Reviewed February 15, 2019
588timp
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All reviews beautiful park swimming pool old trees red squirrels the river entrance fee nice piece lonely planet interesting flora huge trees nice place to go couple of hours paths plants moss cop nature
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We’d expected a large park with many trees with barba de viejo. Were a bit disappointed in that aspect. But it’s a nice park to get away from the busier city for an hour or two. If you like smaller wildlife (birds, butterflies, lizards, squirrels),...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely little park where it’s a bit more peaceful and tranquil than the city. Nice to get away for an hour or so. There are red squirrels, iguanas and a whole host of other bird species including the odd hummingbird. The bearded trees are very...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Weasel1981
Reviewed February 15, 2019 via mobile

A great place to connect with your spiritual self and relax from the hustle and bustle of the town. We go every time we visit San Gil and there’s always something different to see. Great photography opportunities. The park needs a little more planting and...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank 588timp
Reviewed January 31, 2019 via mobile

Visited this park in the afternoon as we arrived in San Gil at around 2pm. It’s about 10 minutes stroll from the central plaza and cost 6000 COP to enter & an additional 4000 COP to enter if you want to take a dip in...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed January 6, 2019 via mobile

This is a beautiful park with a outstanding old trees. There are water activities as well. Really worth the visit.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank 420claudiaj
Reviewed January 3, 2019 via mobile

Traveling to San Gil or Chicamocha Canyon from Bogota by car or bus could be tired; a short walk surrounded by trees and listening a short introduction of Guane indigene culture is a good idea.

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed December 12, 2018 via mobile

We needed a place to run in the morning. While the trails are a bit rocky, they worked for a circular run. The park is very tranquil considering how busy the city is just beyond the gates.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank VWVagabonds
Reviewed August 31, 2018

Beautiful park with a swimming pool- we loved wandering around the park (entry is 6000 COP without access to the pool): Lots of squirrels, birds, butterflies, and different flowers.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Giulia M
Reviewed August 24, 2018

Nothing spectacular, some nice trees and views which can in fact be viewed in a lot of other places around San Gil and Barichara also. Not really worth the 6000 COP entrance fee, but on the other hand quite cheap if you seek a quick...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank deathstar01
Reviewed August 6, 2018 via mobile

My girlfriend and I spent a lovely couple of hours wandering around and admiring the beautiful foliage. A great place to chill with a book for a couple of hours as a break from other adventures in San Gil.

Date of experience: August 2018
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