REPUBLIC OF TURKEY MINISTRY OF CULTURE AND TOURISM

Antalya - Çiglikara Nature Reserve

Location: The park is in the district of Elmali, west of Antalya. It lies between the villages of Kizilagac, Zumrutova and Tekkeli.

Transportation: Ciglikara can be reached by the Antalya-Finike-Elmali road, or Antakya-Korkuteeli-Elmali road. There is good public transport available to Antalya and Finike from other regions of Turkey.

Highlights: The area is the perfect natural habitat of the cedar tree (Cedrus Libani) and many types of juniper, poplar and silver birch, with a total of 32 species of trees growing in 11 hectares. The park covers nearly 16,000 hectares, with 400 species of plant including 116 in the region between 1050-2200m altitude. Wild boars, hyenas, jackals, badgers, martens, foxes squirrels, moles and a small number of bears and lynxes also inhabit the area, plus a variety of birds and reptiles.