REPUBLIC OF TURKEY MINISTRY OF CULTURE AND TOURISM

Kastamonu - Küre Mountain National Park

Location: The park lies between Kastamonu and Bartin, in the western Black Sea region.

Transportation: The nearest large town is Zonguldak, on the west, and the park is off the coastal road running west towards Bartin.

Highlights: This park has the variety of flora and fauna but is also one of the places least affected by industrialisation. Around the area are Azdavay, Pinarbasi, Ulus, Bartin, Kurucasile, Amasra and Cide districts. The main animal species found here deer, roe deer, bears, wolves, foxes, jackals, rabbits, wild boar, singing birds, birds of prey and reptiles. Recommended places to visit are Ilica Waterfalls, Valla Canyon, Aydos Canyon, and Ilgarini Cave.

Facilities: There is no administrative building in the park, and no facilities available for visitors.