Type of trail: Loop Round-trip Distance: 1.1 miles Round-trip Duration: 45 minutes – 1 hour Elevation Gain: 6 m. (19 ft.) Height max: 791 m (2,595 ft) Rating: EASY Activity involves some physical effort, but in relative comfort. This applies to short walks around partially paved roads or well maintained trails with little or no slope .
From Panama City to the Interior: Just before the entrance to Coronado along the American Highway, take a road that goes to the right. Take that road all the way to end and it leads to the Laguna de San Carlos. When you reach a Y at the end of the paved road turn right and you will drive right up to the parking lot of the Laguna. They are 21 km from the Highway to the parking lot of the Laguna.
This path allows you to walk around the lagoon and find other areas for bathing and camping. Seasonal Elements Dry Season: Winds Rainy Season: muddy, slippery trail in sections Facilities: The Farmers Association for Sustainable Development of the La Laguna(APRODESOL) manage the area. In the lagoon there are areas for camping, a small restaurant serves breakfast, lunch and dinner on request. You may rent boats and walk around the lake. Additional Information: http://www.visitpanama.com/index.php?option=com_k2&view=item&id=1486&Itemid=624&lang=es
The Farmers Association for Sustainable Development of the La Laguna (APRODESOL) manage the area. In the lagoon there are areas for camping, a small restaurant serves breakfast, lunch and dinner on request. You may rent boats and walk around the lake.
What to Bring:
- Enough Water
- Enough Food
- Shoes with good soles or Hiking boots (do not wear flip-flops)
- Rain jacket (rainy season)
- Repellent (optional)
- Hiking Poles (optional)
- Head lamp (optional)
HOURS, FEES, LOCAL GUIDES
Management: Community - APRODESOL Hours: 8 am - 4 pm Fees: Adults $ 1.00 - Children 0.50 For camping fees range from $ 5.00 - $ 10.00 depending on the size of the tent and they charge $ 2.00 per person per night to camp. Local Guides: The APRODESOL offers guide services in advance by calling: 6937-7310 Información Adicional: http://www.visitpanama.com/index.php?option=com_k2&view=item&id=1486&Itemid=624&lang=es
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