Gov. Juan Carlos Abadía Corpocuencas decided to give the administration of the reserve located on the banks of the river Pance.The Ecoparpe was administered by the Corporation for the People’s Recreation Cali. Now, over a Corpocuencas are looking for, apart from promoting tourism, the student community to offer programs in the area of environmental education, natural sciences, and aesthetic education.
It also seeks to promote regional values and generate resources for maintenance and fleet management, as well as surplus for reinvestment.
In 1970 the governor of Valle bought several properties adjacent to the river Pance to build the Park of health in order to implement strategies for healthy recreation and also contribute to the preservation and care of the ecosystem.
In 1985 the government delegated the administration of the Corporation for Ecoparque Recreation Popular Cali, private, non-governmental specialized in the design, construction and management of recreational areas.The Ecopark Pance River, located 12 kilometers from Cali, occupies 72 acres with 2.5 miles of riverbank. With dining, clubs, shops, swimming pools, utilities, bridges, hiking trails, farm integrated area camping, lakes for fishing and parking.