Parque La Carolina, Quito

4.4
#1 of 29 in Parks in Quito
Whether you’re looking to sit back and people-watch, go for a jog, or join a game of soccer, Parque La Carolina offers a place to take a break from the city’s busy streets. The large park in the center of the business district is one of the most popular outdoor areas of the city for visitors of all ages. Inside the park you can find a great selection of amenities and things to do, from visiting the botanical garden and the vivarium that houses reptiles and amphibians to seeing the cross placed in the spot where Pope John Paul II held a mass in 1985. The park tends to be especially busy on weekends, with various art performances and families soaking up the outdoors. Entrance to the park is free, but some of its attractions require an admission fee. To visit Parque La Carolina and other attractions in Quito, use our Quito online tour itinerary planner .
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  • We went to the park on a Sunday and it was wonderful!! There were so many people enjoying all the activities there - groups were playing soccer, basketball and volleyball. There were musicians and peo...  more »
  • This was a great park to run in!! I did 6 miles in the park and a mile there and back. There is lots to do and see. A variety of areas, bike park, skate park, dog park, paddleboat pond, large track, t...  more »
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  • A wonderful park in the middle of the city. Lots of space to walk, run, skate, cycle. The botanical gardens are within this park. Lots of entertainment for children; electric car ride, a small train ride around the park, ice creams and cotton candy to eat. Lots of choices of other goodies including fresh fruit juices. Has a 3.7 km jogging/cycling track. All in all a wonderful park to spend the weekends.
  • This park is by far the best parks I have seen so far situated in the North of Ecuador. It's an amazing and lovely place. Serene environment with people from all walks of Life.
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