La Yeguada Forest Reserve - Panama
The best camping areas are right beside the main lake at the entrance of the forest reserve but expect no services there or close by ANAM offices in the town La Laguna where there is a toilet and water.
Are you a business owner in Panama?
Promote your business 365 days a year with the #1 Guide to Panama.
- Gain MAXIMUM EXPOSURE with a 'Dedicated Business Profile'
Directions to La Yeguada Forest Reserve
Things to do in Panama
La Yeguada is located in Calobre, Veraguas and is the first forest reserve of the country. It was created in 1960 to protect the basin of San Juan River in order to supply clean and abundant water to the Yeguada hydroelectric plant. This area is now one of the best camping sites in the country because of its beautiful lakes, rivers, waterfall and mountainous scenery.
In addition, this Forest Reserve is the location of one of the oldest experiences of reforestation with Pinus caribaea in Central America, which began in 1967 (mainly by women) and now has over 2,000 hectares planted in harvesting state.
This place is perfect to enjoy and relax with the family you can BBQ, go swimming in the gorgeous lakes and admire the magnificent mountains.
There are not many services in this area, so you need to come prepared. You will only find one rural toilet and you can get water from the park ranger’s office.
This forest reserve is a protected area under the responsibility of ANAM ( National Authority for the Environment) so there is an admission fee to access and a camping permit fee.
- If you are coming directly from Panama City, you should follow the Panamerican Highway and make the turn in the Jaguito entrance. The entrance is sign posted and it is about 15 minutes after you have passed Aguadulce. Then drive 30km from there until Calobre and then 20km more to La Yeguada.
If you are looking to visit this beautiful nature spot we recomend you to contact Geoecotur they will make sure you have great time
You may also like
AltaPlaza MallPanama City
In the Vía Centenario a new meeting point of Panama is born. A point where entertainment and good times are assured. A point where you will find a wide variety of servic
The Buenaventura Zoo is a wildlife rescue center that invites you to find out more about conservation and have a closer relationship with nature. It is a rehabilitation c
BUENAVENTURA MARINA is Buenaventura’s newest amenity. The Marina will have first-class services and facilities for all the sea lovers. Drystack 40 spaces
Viajes San Blas PanamaComarca Guna Yala,
The Guna Yala islands measure a little more than 1 hectare with the natural foliage of coconut trees which contribute to its very tropical appearance. The cabins are made
Coiba National Park - Isla CoibaVeraguas, Panama
Coiba National Park is one of the most beautiful places in Panama. It offers diverse marine life, coral reefs, wildlife, hiking trails, sport fishing and great swimming b
Cebaco Island has 8,500 hectares with a population of approximately 650 people. Most of the inhabitants are native fishermen, humble and hardworking. Isla Cebaco offer
Isla IguanaLos Santos, Panama
Isla Iguana is the top natural attraction of the Azuero Peninsula offering the only white sand beach and the best preserve coral reefs of the region.It is a snorkeling an
Escudo de VeraguasVeraguas,
Hidden beaches, crystal clear waters, white sands and thick jungle make this destination an earthly paradise. There lives a gnabe community and animals as wonderful as th
International BrewersCauseway, Panama City,
Welcome to The Crew Every day, homebrewers around the world create delicious brews, but they can only share them with their closest friends. Today, in order to reach a g
Buenaventura Sports ClubCocle,
Buenaventura Sports Club is the new sports complex of Buenaventura created for the whole family. This complex features all the facilities and equipment necessary to pract