Washington Slagbaai National Park is the first nature sanctuary of the Netherland Antilles. It was established in 1969 and covers an area of 5.643 hectares.
Washington Slagbaai’s natural resources include cliffs and beaches along the ocean, saltpans, cactus and other dry-climate plants, and two natural wells. The Park hosts a great variety of lizards and birds, too.
The Park has approximately 75 km (46 miles) of dirt roads with a few cement sections, 7 historic buildings, 6 new buildings and approximately 15 km (9 miles) of fence.
This video is an introduction to the rules and regulations of the Washington Park.
Produced and directed by Merel Notten / Pajaro Negro Productions
Land and underwater cinematography by Mauricio Handler / Aquaterrafilms