REPUBLIC OF TURKEY MINISTRY OF CULTURE AND TOURISM

Antalya - Kurşunlu Waterfall

NATIONAL PARKS

Location: Kursunlu Waterfall is in the Central District of Antalya, in the Mediterranean region.

Transportation: The park is 20km northeast of Antalya, and can be reached via the Antalya - Aksu Highway, then going north at Sogucaksu Bridge along the 8km long road.

Highlights:
The dense of forest area was made into a Natural Park in 1991, and the rich plant life combined with interesting water and rock formations at Kursunlu Waterfall has created an unique natural landscape.

The cluster pine is the dominant tree species in the area, with small groups of eastern plane, laurel, carob, wild olive, mastic, willow, fig, myrtle, oleander, blackberry, wild rose, tamarisk, spruce, kermes oak, thyme, wild mint, beech tree, bracken and ivy. On the water, there are clusters of water mint, bamboo, water chandelier, and green water lily.

Animals like wild boar, fox, rabbit, squirrel, bat, hoopoe, woodpecker, stock dove, carp, water tortoise, snake and lizard are live in the Natural Park.

Facilities: April and May are the best months to visit. Trekking and walking is popular in the park, and there are places serving food and drinks.