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The 1,235m (4,052-ft.) mountain that stands proudly behind the center of Trujillo is the setting for this 4,500-hectare (11,120-acre) national park. There is very little infrastructure to the park, and hikers rarely come this way. Those who do come are rewarded with vibrant bird life, including macaws, the occasional howler monkey, and several distinct zones of tropical forest. The entrance to the park is via a dirt path south of town, and the park office is staffed only on rare occasions. It takes about 3 hours to reach the top of the peak, where there is a small radar station. For the best bird-watching, it's best to set out before dawn.