Description of Cotacachi Cayapas Ecological Reserve
Cotacachi Cayapas Ecological Reserve covers a
total area of 752,235 acres (3,044 km2).
Natural reserve contains numerous biospheres that range from
tropical with a average temperature of 26 degrees Celsius to Andeean biological zone that has an average
temperature of 15 degrees Celsius throughout a year. One of the
most popular tourist destinations in the park is a Cuicocha
Lake. It is water filled volcanic crater that reaches depth of
over 200 meter deep.