Carrasco National Park is a national park in Cochabamba Department, Bolivia. It has a surface area of 6,226 square kilometers. More than 5,000 plant species have been registered in the area, placing the park among Bolivia's most biologically diverse. It is a protected area and people are prohibited from living inside the park. It was created on October 11, 1991. The park is a mountainous landscape of rivers, waterfalls, gentle valleys and deep canyons. It protects part of the Bolivian Yungas ecoregion. There is exuberant vegetation that protects and harbors several animals, plants and trees that are in danger of extinction.Before you head to Cochabamba, plan trip itinerary details with our user-friendly Cochabamba trip tool , to make sure you see all that Cochabamba has to offer, including Carrasco National Park.
The park is located to the east of Cochabamba Department and extends along the provinces of Carrasco, Tiraque and Chapare.
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El parque Carrasco es muy extenso y rico en biodiversidad, con muchos pisos ecológicos una amplia flora y fauna tropical y subtropical. Las cavernas del repechon, una buena opción para visitar desde V... more »Carrasco Park is very extensive and rich in biodiversity, with many ecological flats a wide variety of tropical and subtropical flora and fauna. The caverns of the Repechon, a good option to visit from Villa Tunari.
I had a really positive experience visiting Carrasco national park. Local guide Gregorio showed us caves and explained a lot of interesting things about plants and animals of this region. He was reall... more »
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