Cockscomb Basin Wildlife Sanctuary
This a 128,000 acre park that protects jaguars, Baird's tapirs, and other forest creatures.
Flora and fauna
There is good birdwatching.
The entrance is 6 miles from the paved Southern Highway, on a well-maintained dirt road. Turn west at Maya Center.
There are several waterfalls, which make popular hiking destinations. There is also an airplane crash site.
A small shop collects the $10 Belize entry fee, and sells T-shirts, books, cold drinks, and sundries.
There is a campground (non-powered), or basic overnight accommodation in cabins or dormitories (self-cook).