Henri Pittier National Park

#nature Henri Pittier National Park is the oldest national park in Venezuela, originally created in 1937 under the name Rancho Grande by decree of President Eleazar López Contreras. The park was renamed in 1953 as Henri Pittier, renowned Swiss geographer, botanist and ethnologist, who arrived in Venezuela in 1917, classified more than 30,000 plants in the country and devoted itself for many years to the study of the flora and fauna existing in the park.