Nicaragua Natural Reserves

Nicaragua has a large number of natural reserves, however most don't have adequate facilities that many foreign tourists would expect. Many of the Nicaragua Natural Reserves don't have clearly marked entrances and exits as well as readily available maps. Often times your best bet is to find a local guide to provide the guidance you need to explore the many beautiful untouched natural reserves.

Cerro Apante Natural Reserve

Cerro Apante Natural Reserve is located in Matagalpa Department a little bit south of the city of Matagalpa.

Cerro Dantali El Diablo Natural Reserve

Cerro Kilambe Natural Reserve

Cerro Kilambe Natural Reserve is located in Jinotega Department in the northern central part of Nicaragua.

Cerro Kuskawas Natural Reserve

Cerro Kuskawas Natural Reserve is a bit remote and therefore not often visited by tourists.

Cerro Mombachito La Vieja Natural Reserve

Cerro Musun Natural Reserve

Cerro Musun Natural Reserve is located in Matagalpa Department and is about a 3 hour drive from the city of Managua near the city of Rio Blanco.

Chiltepe Peninsula Natural Reserve

The Chiltepe Peninsula Natural Reserve is a very popular destination for recreational activities including hiking, boating, and birdwatching.

Cosiguina Volcano Natural Reserve

Cosiguina Volcano Natural Reserve is at the Northwest tip of the country of Nicaragua and is part of the peninsula that makes the Gulf of Fonseca.

Estero Padre Ramos Natural Reserve

The Estero Padre Ramos Natural Reserve is not a very popular destination with tourists, however it offers rich mangroves and wetlands that can be explored with a boat.

Estero Real Natural Reserve

The Estero Real River and Villanueva River run through the Estero Real Natural Reserve and provide a rich environment for wildlife and plant life.

Juan Venado Island Natural Reserve

Macizos de Penas Blancas Natural Reserve

Mecatepe Lagoon Natural Reserve

Miraflor Natural Reserve

Miraflor Natural Reserce is a cloud forest in northwest Nicaragua that offers a deep variety of plants and animals including a huge number of different species of orchids.

Mombacho Volcano Natural Reserve

Mombacho Volcano Natural Reserve is south of the city of Granada in Granada Department.

Momotombo Volcano Natural Reserve

Pilas El Hoyo Natural Reserve

San Cristobal-Casita Volcano Natural Reserve

Sierra Amerrisque Natural Reserve

Sierra Quirragua Natural Reserve

Telica Rota Natural Reserve

Camping in the dormant crater of double crater on the top of Telica Volcano is a unique and fun experience offered by the Telica Rota Natural Reserve.

Tepesomoto-Pataste Natural Reserve

Tisey Estanzuela Natural Reserve

The Tisey Estanzuela Natural Reserve is near the city of Esteli and offers hiking, great views, a picturesque waterfall, and organic farms.

Tisma Lagoon Natural Reserve

Yali Volcano Natural Reserve