Las Cuevas Research Station (LCRS) is located in the heart of the Chiquibul Forest in the Maya Mountains of Belize, an area recognized as a key biodiversity conservation area. We support research and conservation in one of the largest remaining blocks of tropical forest in Central America. LCRS welcomes visitors wishing to experience this remote and important part of the world. Towering trees, spectacular jungle streams, amazing underground caves and encounters with numerous endangered animals such as the Morelet’s Tree Frog, Jaguars, Baird’s tapir and Scarlet Macaws will make your visit to LCRS a fascinating and life long experience.”
Las Cuevas Research Station Cayo, Belize LCRS is approximately three hours South of San Ignacio, Cayo District.
Private transfer to LCRS can be arranged through LCRS in advance, or travel via rental car. Driving time from Philip S. W. Goldson airport to San Ignacio is about two hours.
From San Ignacio, expect 40 minutes to San Antonio village and the Mountain Pine Ridge Forest Reserve, another 40 minutes to the FCD ranger base, and a final 40 minutes to LCRS.