Medellin, Colombia Parks & Recreational Areas

One of the first things a traveler or visitor will notice about Medellin, Colombia is the amount of vegetation and greenery that engulf the entire valley. Highland tropical conditions and an ever abundance of rain make for a powerful combination and produce an ever abundance of trees, shrubs, plants and flowers throughout the entire city. Medellin truly is an “emerald city” and could give Seattle a run for its money any day of the week! Whether your time keeps you in the city or takes you away to places like El Peñol, Santa Fe de Antioquia or the Coffee Region, there is no doubt you will come across some of the most beautiful parks and recreational areas the city and area have to offer. Here is a partial list of Medellin’s parks and recreational areas.