Hatila Valley National Park

Hatila Valley National Park

Hatila Valley National Park, a 16.900 hectare region, is a branch of the River Coruh in Artvin. Visitors can reach it by taking a 10 km road trip from the center of Artvin.

The Hatila Valley National Park is a beautiful valley, but it’s even more unique because of the different types of rocks within it. However, these rocks are not what you would expect from most valleys--all while rare in nature--are products of volcanism and pushed up by flowing water.

Hatila Valley National Park

Hatila Valley is a narrow space where steep slopes are the norm. This valley has unique geographical features due to its unusual geological and geomorphologic composition, which combined with its amazing landscape contribute to making it an interesting place both for nature tourists and researchers of landform types in Turkey.

From the beginning of the valley to the middle part has a dense vegetation with an on-site that accommodates many types of plant species. The particular features of this site are expressed in its abundant vegetation, which can be seen as typical for Mediterranean climate. Therefore, the relict vegetation of the area shows a feature. In addition, there are also those characteristics of plant species which are endemic in this area. This is the number of species that have been identified in 500 passes through this region. Hatila Valley is home to many species of various animals. The most common types in this fauna are the bear, boar, fox, badger, wild goat (ox), marten, hawk, eagle, coyote, mountain grouse and trout.

Day visitors may stay at campgrounds in Hatila Valley National Park, and there are also facilities accommodating different capacities. Located 10 kilometers away from the city center, it is suitable for any type of bungalow or caravan.