Bosque Eterno de los Niños
The "eternal children's rain forest" (Bosque de los Niños eterno, BEN) is the largest private reserve in Costa Rica. Here, more than 18,000 square miles of rainforest are protected.
The idea started in 1987 in Sweden, and has extended far over the years to 44 countries. Children and young people from around the world raise funds to support this project, for the protection of the rainforest.
The reserve stretches west from Peñas Blancas up to Monteverde, and borders there the Monteverde Reserve.
Following entrances to the Reserve:
Pocosol Field Station:
Located: 13 km west from Tigra de San Carlos (between Ciudad Quesada and Fortuna), a beautiful lagoon, over 10 km of trails through the forest, accommodation and guided tours are available.
San Gerardo Field Station:
7 km from Santa Elena, with a direct view of the Arenal Volcano, 5 km of trails through the forest, accommodation + meals, guides.
Accommodation in Monteverde and Santa Elena ....