Welcome to the pristine Maquipucuna Reserve, located in the heart of Ecuador’s cloud forest—a place of beauty and serenity.

Just 50 miles northwest of Quito exists the unique opportunity of experiencing exotic species of birds, moths and butterflies, and flowers in bloom such as orchids and bromeliads.

While at Maquipucuna, witness our ongoing conservation and research efforts to preserve one of the Earth’s most biologically diverse forest networks.

Join us and discover a wealth of natural attractions, a community of caring and determined people, and a peace and tranquility not often found in our fast-developing world.

P articipate if you like, or simply know that your understanding contributes to the health of our endangered forests.












Choco-Andean Rainforest Corridor
c/o Institute of Ecology

River Basin Center
The University of Georgia
Athens, GA 30602-2202 USA
Phone: (706) 542-2923• Fax: (706) 542-6040
E-mail: usa@maquipucuna.org.

Baquerizo E9-153
P.O. Box 17-12-167
Quito, Ecuador South America

Member of IUCN since 1991;

Partner of The Nature Conservancy since 1988

Website design by: J.M. Davidson