El Pilar

Location: 7 miles north of Bullet Tree Village, in the Cayo District Meaning: Named after a waterhole just  beyond the site Size: 1997 acres  

Quick Facts: El Pilar is the largest Maya site in the Belize River Valley. It has a causeway (road) which links the Maya structures in Belize to those in nearby Guatemala. The nature trails at this site are intended to provide an insight into the Agro-Forestry of the Ancient Maya.