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
of Costa Rica.
Park Facilities and Hours
you are interested in obtaining more information about the biological
please contact the Director Alberto-Hamer Salazar-Rodriguez, Sede de
Universidad de Costa Rica, 437-9906.
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.
station is placed by the river site of Rio San Lorencito at about 1000m
sea level. Alberto Brenes can shelter up to 40 persons and is equipped
several bathrooms, a kitchen, single and six person bedrooms, a big
room and a dry room. Electricity (110 V) is provided by a water turbine.