Pitilla Biological Station

 Things to see


Room and board

How to get here

Other services

Pitilla Biological Station is open 24 hours a day with attention for visitor between 8:00 am and 5:00 pm.



Things to see

Biodiversity of Atlantinc Rain Forest

View of Lake Nicaragua


Pitilla does not have camping areas, programmed activities nor lookouts.

Room and board

Pitilla Biological Station can accomodate 28 people for courses. It has a laboratory and several rooms with beds. For more information please contact Santa Rosa at (506) 695-5598.


Name of trail

Fila Orosilito

 Characterización of the segment: Mountaineering
Type of trail: Lineal, natural
Things to see: Rain forest with its flora and fauna. Parataxonomists work region.

6 hours

Highest point:

1120 m.

Starting point: Station
Arrival point: Cerro Orosilito
Site descriptions Rain forest and cloud forest with good views.
Regulations No extraction of plants, animals or others. Please present yourselves to the ACG member. Walk only on trails.

How to get here

Follow the interamerican highway until you reach the road to Santa Cecilia. Go into Santa Cecilia and right after the town ends there is another road that leads west to the Biological Station (11 km). Access only in four wheel drive cars or walking from Santa Cecilia.


Bus schedule:

 Liberia - La Cruz:

5:30 a.m.
8:30 a.m.
9:00 a.m.
11:00 a.m.
12:00 m.
2:00 p.m.
6:00 p.m.
8:00 p.m.

San José-Santa Cecilia:

7:35 a.m.
2:45 p.m.

La Cruz-Santa Cecilia:

12:00 m.
12:30 p.m.
1:15 p.m.
7:00 p.m.

From Liberia, 94 Km.
From La Cruz, 42 Km.
From Santa Cecilia, 11 Km.

Santa Cecilia- 20 minutes.
La Cruz- 50 minutes.
Liberia- 2 hours.

Other services

Gas Stations Distribuidora García Venegas- La Cruz, 34 Km.
Estación de Servicio Valdelomar- Liberia, 94 Km.
Estación de Servicio Texaco. Liberia, 94 Km.
Pharmacy Farmacia Auxiliadora, 94 Km
Supermarkets Palí Liberia, 94 Km.
Hospital Enrique Baltodano, Liberia; 94 Km.
Clínica La Cruz, 33 km
Places to stay Cabinas Chubi- Santa Cecilia, 20 Km.
Amalia's Inn- La Cruz, 42 Km.
Los Inocentes Lodge, 34 Km.
Cabinas Santa Rita, 42 Km.
Places to eat Restaurante Ehecalt- La Cruz, 32 Km.
Los Inocentes Lodge, 34 Km.
Restaurante La Orquídea- La Cruz, 42 Km.
Cabinas Chubi, 20 Km.


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