- Localyte author: Odyssey Tours Diego and Alvaro
- The Pacuare River, or the Río Pacuare, in Costa Rica has its source in the Cordillera de Talamanca and flows approximately 108 km to the Caribbean. It is a popular location for white water rafting, whitewater kayaking and riverboarding has been named one of the top 10 river trips in the world by National Geographic. The rainforests that surround the river are breathtaking and they are home to exotic species such as jaguars, monkeys, ocelots, and a very large number of birds. Also it was considered one of the 5 nicest rivers to practice rafting. The Instituto Costarricense de Electricidad - Costa Rica's state-owned electricity agency - suggested in 1996 the possibility of building a hydroelectric dam on the river. This plan was finally rejected in 2005 due to concerns about the pollution and other impacts on tourism and the ecology of the river and its surroundings.
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- Pacuare, Pavones, Costa Rica
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