Cerro Apante Natural Reserve

Cerro Apante Natural Reserve is located in Matagalpa Department a little bit south of the city of Matagalpa. You can easily walk from the city of Matagalpa to Cerro Apante, which has numerous hiking trails that are covered in lush vegetation and lead to various rivers and ponds throughout the area. Portions of the mountain are private property, including the apex, but there are plenty of great trails and a ridge towards the peak that has great scenic views.