This park was created to protect the flora and fauna of the region, and to help in the scientific research and investigation.
Exists tree kinds of life zones or forests, each one is very humid. This is one of most rainy area of the country, between 5.000 and 6.000 mm a year, with two kinds of rains: light rain and the characteristic heavy rain of the Caribbean that could last for 15 days.
Fauna is very rich and diverse in this area. Among them are the danta, jaguar, congos, pizotes, raccoons, fishing bats, poison frogs etc...
Also you can find many protected birds in this area.