Panama

Darién National Park: Preserving Panama's Natural and Cultural Legacy

In the southeastern corner of Panama, Darién National Park is a sprawling sanctuary in the Darién Province. Recognized as a World Heritage Site, it is one of Central America's most ecologically and culturally significant protected areas. The park boasts an exceptional variety of ecosystems and serves as a vital habitat for numerous species, including critically endangered mammals and birds. It is also a living cultural landscape, home to several indigenous and Afro-descendant communities.