REPUBLIC OF TURKEY MINISTRY OF CULTURE AND TOURISM

Isparta - Gölcük Natural Park

NATURE PARKS

Location:
Golcuk Park is 12km from Isparta, in the Mediterranean Region.

Transportation: There is transport available from Isparta, which is well connected to the rest of the country by bus.

Highlights: The landscape is known for its volcanic cones, as well as its flora and fauna. In 1994, the borders were reduced to 4720 hectares, but following objections by the public, the full area of 6684 hectares was reinstated as a natural park. The main species of tree is black pine, cluster pine, acacia, oak, cedar, spruce and white oak. Badger, fox, rabbit, falcon, partridge, pigeon, quail, carp, snake, and frog are the main animals found inhabiting the area. The best time to visit is between April and October.