Seven National Parks, four Ecological Reserves, one Geobotanic Reserve, two National Recreational Areas, one Fauna Production Reserve and one Wildlife Refuge comprise the protected areas of the Sierra (highlands).

Two National Parks, four Biological Reserves, two Ecological Reserves, one Municipal Conservation Ecological Area, one Wildlife Refuge and one Fauna Production Reserve are part of the protected areas in the Amazonia. 

One National Park and one Marine Reserve are part of the protected ares in the Galapagos Region. 

One National Park, eight Wildlife Refuges, four Ecological Reserves, two Marine Reserves, two Fauna Production Reserves, four National Recreational Areas comprise the protected areas for the Coastal Region.