Tiwi Hot Springs National Park is located in Tiwi in Albay Province. Tiwi Hot Springs is known for its “medicinal waters.” The bath houses in the region and the waters are the most warm at Naglagbong Lake, a boiling sulfur pool. The Geothermal Electric Power Plant which harnesses steam and turns it into electricity is also located at Tiwi which is also the site of a thriving salt-making industry exported to the rest of the country and around the Continue reading
The Halea National Park is located on Ticao Island in Masbate Province. Halea National Park in Ticao Island is one of the precious jewels in Masbate that you would just want to keep to yourself forever. Halea National Park boasts of its giant Mantra Rays, numerous, diverse aquatic wildlife and its very laid-back, secluded and lovely scenery. Because of the protection it gets, the area has maintained its beauty drawing tourists from all over the globe to experience its wonders. Continue reading
The Quezon National Forest Park is located at the heart of the Sierra Madre Mountain Range, and in the municipalities of Pagbilao, Padre Burgos and Atimonan, all within the Province of Quezon. The park is traversed by Sapinit Malaki, Sapinit Maliit, Amao, Sapang Ulo, Guitong Munti, Guitong Malaki and Nalubog Creek. “Geological Features: Consist of natural features such as caves, waterfalls and limestone formation. The park offers panoramic view of lowland areas. It is traversedby the Daang Mahalika Famous scenic portion of the road is the Bitukang Manok compared to Kennon Road of Baguio. Continue reading
Balbalasang-Balbalan National Park іs а protected area оf the Philippines located іn the municipality оf Balbalan, Kalinga іn the Cordillera Administrative Region. The park covers аn area оf 1,338 hectares аnd іs centered оn Mount Balbalasang іn the barangay оf the same name near the provincial border wіth Abra. Dubbed the “green heart оf the Cordillera”, the park іs representative оf the rich biodiversity аnd landscape оf thіs mountain region wіth sоme оf the mоst intact pine forests аnd richly endemic flora аnd fauna. Іt wаs declared а national park іn 1972 by virtue оf Republic Act No. 6463. The Park belongs to the Luzon Biogeographic Region and representative of the Cordillera Mountains, a unique center of endemism on Luzon. It is composed of two mountain ranges with numerous creeks all draining towards the Saltan River. The topography of Continue reading
One of General Tinio’s Tourist attractions is the Minalungao National Park, located at Sitio Minalungao, Barangay Pias. Considered one of the few remaining natural environments in Central Luzon. The Minalungao National Park got its name from the words mina which literally means mine and lungao which translates to cave. With that being said, you should expect spelunking as one of the things to do. To complete the experience, bring your friends and set up camp, float on a raft, dive off a cliff, climb on a boulder and hike a trail. The Park has great potential for ecotourism and is awaiting development. Its pristine river,spring and unique geological features characterized by breathtaking Continue reading
Lake Danao is located in Ormoc City in Leyte Province, 125 kilometers from Tacloban City. Lake Danao is a violin-shaped lake on the mountains of Ormoc, and is Ormoc City’s primary tourist attraction. Located 2,100 feet above sea level and at a length of 3 kilometers long, the lake is a great place for boating, kayaking, or fishing. And the area around the lake is also ideal for sight-seeing, camping, trekking, picnics and retreats. It was originally named “Lake Imelda” and was declared a national park on June 2, 1972 by virtue of presidential memorandum issued by then President Ferdinand Marcos. Later it was renamed and declared as Lake Danao National Park on February 3, 1998 through Proclamation No. 1155 and is now protected by Continue reading
The Tongonan Geothermal Power Plant is located inside the Tongonan Hotsprings National Park in Leyte Province. This is the first geothermal power plant to operate in the Philippines. This valley of geothermal power can supply electricity to the whole region when fully developed. Around the valley are numerous spots of hot springs where one can cook hard boiled eggs in fifteen minutes. It is also the first geothermal power plant to be built in the country. To get to the national park, buses, jeepneys, Tamaraw FX and L300 ply for Ormoc City from Tacloban City (two hours). The park is accessible from Kananga route by various transports plying Ormoc-Tongonan route.
Hinulugang Taktak is a waterfall in the Philippines found in the province of Rizal on Luzon island. The waterfall area has been designated as a National Park by the Department of Environment and Natural Resources and is one of the two most popular tourist spots in Antipolo City, Rizal’s capital, the other being the Antipolo Cathedral. In 1990, the waterfall has also been proclaimed as a National Historical Shrine under Republic Act No. 6964. Traditionally visited and is now a National Park, the waterfalls of Hinulugang Taktak is famed for its energetic sparks as it cascades down the cliff. Tourists can plan on a full day picnic with the convenience and comforts of cottages, Continue reading
Established as a national park since 1937; awe-inspiring craters, hotsprings, multi-colored muds and rocks, lakes, virgin forests with giant ferns and orchids, lagoon, and temperate climate.
Most people travel to Lake Mahagnao Volcanic National Park to trek through the stunning countryside past a vast array of flora and fauna including orchids, lilies, colorful birds, giant ferns and tropical shrubs. There is plenty to see along the way such as dazzling waterfalls and a flowing river. The focal point of the park is two volcanic craters consisting of cool Mahagnao Lake and warm Malagsum Lake. Continue reading
The Mount Bulusan Natural Park, one of the parks in the country declared by the national government as such in order to protect its ecosystem and maintain its natural beauty, covers a complex of primary and secondary forests, mystical lakes, rivers and natural springs, and the still active Mt. Bulusan which has an elevation of 5,077 feet above sea level. Continue reading