Arenal Tilaran Conservation Area

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Alberto Manuel Brenes Biological Reserve

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Area   19,260 acres

Latitude / Longitude
  Alajuela Province
10°18´ N, 84°37`W

Date of Creation   20 August 1993

Park Attractions

The Alberto Manuel Brenes Biological Reserve protects tropical forest area in the highlands surrounding San Ramon, in the Tilaran Mountains. The Biological Station is under the direction of the Occidente Campus of the University of Costa Rica.

Park Facilities and Hours

If you are interested in obtaining more information about the biological station, please contact the Director Alberto-Hamer Salazar-Rodriguez, Sede de Occidente, Universidad de Costa Rica, 437-9906.

Alberto Manuel Brenes Biological Reserve

Other nearby parks include Arenal Volcano National Park, Costa Rica

Alberto Manuel Brenes Costa Rica

Driving Directions

From the city of San Ramon it is about two hours by car to reach the station in the mountains of the Cordillera de Tilaran, northwest of San Ramon. The station is placed by the river site of Rio San Lorencito at about 1000m over sea level. Alberto Brenes can shelter up to 40 persons and is equipped with several bathrooms, a kitchen, single and six person bedrooms, a big laboratory room and a dry room. Electricity (110 V) is provided by a water turbine.
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