Lake Danao National Park in Leyte

Lake Danao National Park LeyteLake 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