The Bosco owes its name to the cells of the Franciscan Monastery of Sant'Onofrio of medieval times that was located right inside the forest and of which only ruins remain, difficult to identify because of the lush vegetation that surrounds them and often covers.
The wood, mainly consisting of oaks, oaks and oaks, also has a very interesting "minor" flora: in the summer you can admire beautiful blooms of scylla, primrose, snowdrop and anemone.
The area has a high rate of biodiversity, demonstrated by the discovery of roe deer wads and spines of porcupine. The presence of the wolf is also certain. The area of Pila di Sant'onofrio is characterized by a large population of amphibians. In summer also walking through the forest you can admire the beautiful colors of the many butterflies that animate it.