REPUBLIC OF TURKEY MINISTRY OF CULTURE AND TOURISM

Kütahya - Vakif Çamligi Nature Reserve

Location: The Vakif Camligi is in the village of Vakif, near Tavsanli in the district of Kutahya.

Transportation: The grove is accessed via the 12km road off the Kutahya-Tavsanli highway.

Highlights: This pine grove is the only area in the world where the Ehrami black pine, a rare and endangered tree, grows naturally. Alongside this is the ebe pine, which only grows in Turkey, and the combination of the two growing together makes it a unique ecosystem. In addition, other species include juniper, oak, popular, willow and lime. Wildlife in the area includes fox, badger, pig, rabbit, partridge and quail.