Wilderness Quiet Parks are large pristine areas offering exceptional sonic beauty and opportunities for extended periods of pure natural quiet.


Zabalo River, Ecuador

World’s First Certified Wilderness Quiet Park


Sector Rio Zabalo, Territorio Cofan de Zabalo, Ecuador, met Quiet Parks International’s gold standard for Wilderness Quiet Parks by demonstrating a healthy balance of bioacoustic activity with an average noise-free intervals (NFI) lasting several hours. This designation will help the Cofan Nation defend their lands and preserve their culture. (Visit Zabalo River, Ecuador)


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