The Rio Bravo Biological Station's goals are to facilitate biological research, volunteer and education projects and visitors who may have a keen interest in activities such as exploring the forest wildlife and birdwatching. It is dedicated to the conservation of endangered species and habitats in and between the Upper Choco Valley and Northwestern Andean Cloud Forest of Ecuador 10km from Mindo. The biological station provides low-cost support for scientists, volunteers and students researching the Choco and Andean Forest plant and animal communities.Plan your Rio Bravo Reserve visit and explore what else you can see and do in Mindo using our Mindo trip maker .
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Maravilloso lugar, maravillosas personas! Hoy tuvimos el placer de estar allí y estamos seguros de que volveremos. El entorno, el BOSQUE PROTECTOR, las cascadas... Forman un todo inigualable. Sonia y ... more »Wonderful place, wonderful people! Today we had the pleasure of being there and we are sure we will return. The environment, the PROTECTIVE SEARCH, the waterfalls... They form an unrivalled whole. Sonia and John made us feel at home. You are extremely lucky and at the same time a GREAT responsibility. We leave well, knowing you're in charge. Thanks a lot!!!
The Reserve Rio Bravo in Mindo has the most unique and elegant settings for any nature lover. If it were possible, I would like to give (2 sets of 5 stars). The ambiance in the cloud forest was breath... more »
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