Cayambe Coca Ecological Reserve
|Cayambe Coca National Park|
Cayambe volcano, the park's namesake
Sucumbíos, Napo, Pichincha, Imbabura
Large birds such as the Andean condor and variable hawk are commonplace in the skies above the reserve. Spectacled bears, foxes, and deer are some of the larger animals of the reserve. Páramo rabbits and armadillos are among the smaller fauna. There are 106 species of mammals, including the mountain tapir, cougar and culpeo, 395 species of birds, 70 reptiles, and 116 amphibians.
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- Papallacta, which features hot springs and highland prairies frequented for fishing and bird watching.
- Cayambe Canton, which is the site of the Pambamarca pre-Incan structures, the Sun and Moon temples in Puntiatsil, and part of the Inca Trail.
- The snow-topped Cayambe volcano.
- Lake Puruhanta, which has trails, and camping, and is the site of ancient ruins called la Mesa.
- Lago San Marcos.
- The San Rafael Waterfall, the tallest waterfall in Ecuador, with a height of 131 metres (430 ft).
- The Quijos Valley.
- The summits Sarahurco (4725 m) and Cerro Puntas (4452 m) and the Reventador Volcano (3485 m)
- The virgin forests of Paquiestancia [permanent dead link] and Cascade of Buga (3500 m)
- Explore the Diverse Terrain of the Cayambe Coca Ecological Reserve
- Photos of Cayambe-Coca Ecological Reserve
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