Santa Rosa National Park

national park in Costa Rica

Santa Rosa National Park is a national park in Costa Rica. It is in the northwestern part of Costa Rica, in the Guanacaste Province. It was originally made to protect the place where the Battle of Santa Rosa happened. It is 36 kilometres (22 mi) north of Liberia city.

Santa Rosa National Park
IUCN category II (national park)
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Map showing the location of Santa Rosa National Park
Map showing the location of Santa Rosa National Park
LocationCosta Rica
Nearest cityLa Cruz, Guanacaste
Coordinates10°53′01″N 85°46′30″W / 10.88361°N 85.77500°W / 10.88361; -85.77500Coordinates: 10°53′01″N 85°46′30″W / 10.88361°N 85.77500°W / 10.88361; -85.77500
Area387 km2 (149 sq mi)
Established1972
Governing bodyNational System of Conservation Areas (SINAC)