Parque Papagayo is an ecological, recreational and tourist area in the city of Acapulco in southern Mexico. The area is the single most extensive green area of the city and includes a large shaded children’s park popular with Mexican families.
The park features extensive green areas, three artificial lakes, lot of exotic species, children sites and popular recreation like fairs, sports courts, skating rink, library. The attractions of the park include lake with paddle boats, children’s train, bar and restaurants, aviary, zoo and petting zoo.
There is also a one and half kilometer circuit trail that is popular with joggers in the morning while teenagers can also play basketball and soccer in the fields provided. There are a variety of opportunities for the outdoor enthusiast while the beautiful lakes provide some solitude and peace. The fair rides and snack food stands are popular with the general public while the bumper boats and race tracks inspire the sports and adventure lover.
There is also a space shuttle replica that gives people an idea of the space and the space travel. The green areas of the park serve as the natural reserve of the city of Acapulco while the recreational facilities inspire both the children and others who want to enjoy in the lap of nature.