Bladen Nature Reserve

Category
Attraction
Type of Attraction
Nature Reserve
District/Region
Toledo
Description
Highlights
  • Caves, Sinkholes, Rivers
  • Rainforest, Wildlife, Waterfalls
  • Birdwatching, Swimming, Sightseeing

About Location
The Bladen Nature Reserve is a remote haven for wildlife located in the Toledo District. Its landscape comprises of caves, sinkholes, pristine streams and rivers, undisturbed old growth rainforest and an abundance of highly diverse flora and fauna. The reserve is named after the Bladen Branch of the Monkey River. The reserve is populated with lofty trees, towering palms, massive lianas, giant herbs, flowering plants, and at least two hundred species of birds identified in the area. The Bladen Nature Reserve is protected by the Government of Belize in 1990 and receives the highest level of preservation. It is only open to scientists and other researchers as it is considered to be one of the most biodiversity-rich, and geographically unique areas within the Mesoamerican Biological Corridor.
 
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