The Chancaybaños Reserve was established on February 14, 1996, by Law (D.S.) N 001-96-AG. It is located in the department of Cajamarca, province of Santa Cruz, district of Chancay baños and it has a surface of 2628 hectares. In this area we can fond the area called Los Baños where there are thermal waters.
With regard to the fauna we can observe several birds and animals such as: the chiroque, cernícalos and patos. The main goal of the reserved area of Chancay baños is to protect and preserve the thermal waters and the wild fauna living in it .