Belize has done a good job protecting its natural areas, and these national parks are represent both important conservation and amazing scenery in Belize. National parks protect forests, mountains, caves, rivers, and even Maya ruins. Trails run through many of them, offering travelers the chance to see wildlife, swim beneath waterfalls, and learn about Belize's vibrant ecosystems. While traveling in Belize, make sure to visit at least one national park. You'll be glad you did.