The Cerro Limbaika nature reserve is located in the autonomous region of the North Caribbean Coast and is located between the Bambana and Prinzapolka rivers. It was declared a protected area through Decree 42-91, published in La Gaceta on November 4, 1991.

It covers an area of ​​1,800 hectares, comprising plains covered by sporadic pine shoots that have spread south from the Miskito plain. The relief of the soil is irregular, formed by fine alluvial sediments and of low fertility; most of the soils are covered by coniferous forests and some species of evergreen broadleaves. The climate presents a humid tropical regime with a precipitation range between 2,750 and 3,000 mm per year and a temperature between 24 ° to 27 ° Celsius.