Things to do in Paso Canoas
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Covering 12 hectares and surrounded by 254 hectares of natural forest, lies about 6km south of San Vito. This world-class garden was established by Robert and Catherine Wilson in 1963 and thereafter became internationally known for its collection.
In 1973 the area came under the auspices of the Organization for Tropical Studies (OTS) and today the well-maintained garden – part of Las Cruces Biological Station – holds more than 1000 genera of plants from about 200 families. Species threatened with extinction are preserved here for possible reforestation in the future.
The gardens are well laid out, many of the plants are labeled and a trail map is available for…