Los Momotides Trail

 

This trail has an oval shape and begins and ends at Juan Pablo II Ave., in front of the Visitor's Center. The distance is 0.7Km; the surface of this trail is very flat so that you can hike it without any major physical effort and is ideal for visitors with time limitations.

This trail was named after the "Blue-Crowed Momot", a colorful and special bird that frequents this trail. The approximate hiking time is 45 minutes and you can observe a great number of birds and other animals.

Caobos Trail

 

 

Caobos Trail is 1.1 km. long and at its highest point is a natural window that allows the observation of part of Panama City and its beautiful bay area.

The trail got its name due to the existence at the highest part of its route of the Sweitenia macrophylla, better known as “Caobo”. This footpath requires greater physical effort since it has pronounced slopes, but it is well worth to follow due to its exuberant flora and fauna.

A few years ago MNP of Panama and Cleveland Metroparks developed a project called “De Canal a Canal: A trail for migratory birds from Ohio to Panama”, for the conservation of migratory birds. This project was financed by the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation with funds of the USAID.

 

Roble Trail

 

This trail communicates the Visitor's Center to the starting point of the Cienaguita Trail. The name of the trail is in honor of the big Roble tree that exists behind the Bonsai Garden in the Park. Its approximate hiking time is about 25 minutes.

 

Mono Titi Road

The Mono Titi Road is 1.1km long and the trail starts behind building 1002 known as the "Castle", which was used by the U.S. as a workshop to repair airplanes during World War II. In addition to this, two heliport landings were found and most likely these were also used by the U.S. military.

Mono Titi Road is the widest trail in the MNP; in the past this road was used by cars. However, as part of our protected area policy no cars are now allowed, only our Park Ranger’s car for vigilance, investigation and maintenance purposes. Running and bicycling are allowed on this road. While ascending, a good place to rest is at "Los Trinos" Lookout Point. The trail ends at Cedar Hill Lookout Point.

The name Mono Titi Road was given due to the small monkey Geoffroyi's tamarin (Saguinus geoffroyi) one of the most common mammals that inhabits the Park.

Cienaguita Trail

This was our first trail which was established in 1987; it starts at the security station at the beginning of the Mono Titi Road and extends through the forest until it meets again with the Mono Titi Road, close to the top of Cedar Hill.

This trail is 1.1 km long, at an approximate altitude of 102 meters above sea level. It is called  “Sendero La Cieneguita”  due to the marsh that is formed during the rainy season at the entrance of the trail. The approximate hiking time is two hours.

We recommend ¡Silence! when walking this trail; have your ears and eyes open and be aware of any movement on the canopy of the trees