Aladaglar National Park

Aladaglar National Park

Aladaglar (Crimson Mountains) National Park is located within the borders of Nigde, south of Kayseri and Adana provinces in Turkey.With more than a hundred lakes and varied waterfalls, the Aladaglar region is one of the most important spots for mountain tourism. Aladaglar’s national park is covered by first class black pine forests as featured in Hacer Forest.

Aladaglar National Park covers 55.064 hectares and is located in the Taurus Mountain range of Turkey. Aladaglar has the highest summit among other locations in the mountain chain, giving it an especially interesting geological background.

Aladaglar National Park

There are black pine and red pine forests, as well as many other types of vegetation, in the low altitude regions of the park's land. Above these woodlands, at higher elevations on the mountain side above it all becomes much colder. However, only a short distance from the roots there is also an amazing diversity of wildflowers. It is truly incredible to find such beauty here where there is a greater difference between day and universal temperatures.

Wild animals live in the national park. These include; wild goats, bears, wild pigs, wolves, jackals, martens, otters and songbirds and birds of prey.

One of the most popular mountains to climb in Turkey is Aladaglar, a national park in which mountaineers from all over the world enjoy their stay. Demirkazik and Kardi are among the major peaks; Kapuzbasi Waterfalls and Glacial lakes are worth visiting on your trip. The Zamanti River flows through Aladaglar National Park with great scenery and is suitable for rafting trips.