Discover Turkey, home of Kovada Lake
Kovada Lake National Park is situated 29 km south of Egirdir town. The national park is a beautiful place to enjoy Turkey's natural beauty, famous for its turquoise coloured lake, rich flora and wildlife across a 6551 hectares area.
Kovada Lake and its surroundings have been declared as a national park in 1970 and taken under protection. The national park covers of 6551 hectares area.
The lake is a geologically karstic area, known for its turquoise blue waters as it is in Egirdir Lake and Beysehir Lake.
Red pine, endemic Kasnak oak and plane trees, are the main tree species of the Kovada Lake National Park. The national park is rich in herbaceous plants, also has aquatic fauna species of carp and lobster. Wild animals such as fox, marten, wild boar, rabbit, squirrel, hedgehog and songbirds live in the national park.
Kovada Lake National Park, which the local people use for recreation, draws attention in terms of landscape values. There is no accommodation available. The area is popular for trekking, climbing, camping and caravanning.
Kovada Lake has an extraordinary natural beauty. This isolated mountain lake in the Taurus highlands is surrounded by impressive forests of cedar, fir and the very plentiful plant cover. Wild ducks and other hunting animals live here.
The wildlife along the shores of Kovada Lake, which is formed by alluvium deposits, is considered a recreation center.
Kovada Lake is an important point for bird watchers as well.
Kovada Lake National Park is located 29 km south of Egirdir town, within the boundaries of Isparta province in the Mediterranean region of Turkey.
Kovada National Park, Egirdir, Isparta
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