Solar panels and rainwater collectors allow this self-sustainable open structure of 140m2 to stand up in the middle of the jungle minimizing it's impact on the environment. This is the place where all the hiking trails start.
Built with 70% of recycled materials from the old Canal Zone constructions, the Visitor Center features a deck, cellar, and 2 restrooms. You can sit back and enjoy the variety of hummingbirds while sipping a free cup of coffee or hot tea.
200m from the Visitor Center, along a gravel path and wooden walkway, you will find our observation tower.
A spiral staircase of 174 steps brings you to the resting & observation platforms every 8m until you reach the top deck at 32m high, just above the forest canopy.
With 1.1 km long and 1.2 m wide, our circuit of trails through the forest was built using fine gravel. The trails include a range from easy to moderate difficult levels, also you can find two resting locations:
One, by the edge of the Calamito Lake which has a small deck with benches great for observing water wildlife.
The Pipeline Road is one of the most renowned places in the world for bird watching. Here in 1985, 385 bird species were identified during a bird count organized by the Audubon Society, establishing a record number with the most species of birds seen within a 24-hour period.