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Nature Parks in Turkey

Discover Turkey, home of great nature parks

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Turkey's Official Nature Parks

Nature parks refer to parts of nature that have a vegetation and wildlife character and are suitable for the rest and enjoyment in the unity of landscape. Officially, Turkey has 223 great nature parks as of 2017.

Great Nature Parks

Turkey is home of nature parks which have unique beauties in four seasons. The nature parks attract attention with their wildlife.

According to the information received from General Directorate of Nature Conservation and National Parks, there are 223 nature parks in Turkey.

Many of Turkish nature parks are suitable for angling, orienteering, paintball, picnic, rafting, wildlife observation, mountaineering, mountain biking, botany tours, hiking, photography, caravan camping, gastronomy, ecological tours, horse riding and the other nature activities.

You can also find many facilities within these nature areas.

Anatolia

Nature Parks in the Central Anatolia: Akyokus, Alucdagi, Asikpasa, Camkoru, Cubuk Karagol, Davulbaztepe, Derebag Waterfall, Egriova, Hazim Dagli, Kadincayiri, Kadipinari, Karaahmetli, Butterfly Valley, Kenbag, Musaozu, Olukozu, Sahinler, Sivas Karsiyaka, Sorgun Pond, Tekkedagi, Uctepeler, Yakamanastir, Yozgat Fatih.

Nature Parks in the Eastern Anatolia: Aydincik, Beydagi, Cemal Tural, Dumanli, Hazar Lake, Kars Soguksu, Turgut Ozal.

Nature Parks in the Southeastern Anatolia: Alleben, Burc, Dulukbaba, Egil Peygamberler, GAP Waterfall, Golbasi Lakes, Golpinar, Hisar Pine Forest, Huzurlu, Veysel Karani, Tillo.


Southern and Northern

Nature Parks in the Aegean: 26 August, Akdag, Bafa Lake, Caglayan, Camlica, Cicekli, Cubucak, Efeoglu, Ekmeksiz Beach, Enne Dam, Firik Valley, Gumuldur, Guvercinlik, Inbuku, Izmir Karagol, Katranci Cove, Kovanlik, Kucuk Kargi, Meryemana, Mesir, Oludeniz Kidrak, Omer Esen, Sarlan, Sureyya, Tanay, Tavsanburnu, Tasyaran, Topuk Plateau, Ulubey Canyon, Usuluk Cove, Yamanlardagi.

Nature Parks in the Mediterranean: Baspinar, Belemedik, Belen Strait, Ciftmazi, Dagilcak, Dikilitas, Gumuskum, Incekum, Isparta Golcuk, Kapicam, Karaeksi, Karatas, Kursunlu Waterfall, Kuyuluk, Mavikent, Pullu, Salda Lake, Serenler Hill, Talat Goktepe, Tekirova, Topuk Plateau, Yavsan Plateau, Yazili Canyon.

Nature Parks in the Black Sea: Abant Lake, Agacbasi, Ahatlar, Akyamac Waterfall, Altiparmak, Amazon, Artabel Lakes, Aydinpinar Waterfall, Ayikayasi, Aymac, Baklabostan, Balamba, Ballica Cave, Balikli Gunesli Watarfalls, Bayraktepe, Besik Mountain, Bespinarlar, Bolu Golcuk, Bolu Karagol, Boraboy Lake, Borcka Karagol, Caglayandibi, Calcamili, Camlik, Catak, Cinarsuyu, Danaagzi, Dipsizgol, Goksu, Goldagi, Gornek, Goztepe, Gurcuoluk Cave, Hamsilos, Handuzu, Isirlik, Incuvez Pine Forest, Kadiralak, Kargali Golcuk, Karsiyaka, Kayabasi, Kockayasi, Kurugol, Kuzalan, Kose, Limni Lake, Milli Egemenlik, Sahinkaya Canyon, Sarigazel, Sera Lake, Suluklugol, Sunnet Lake, Siklik, Tatlica, Tomara, Topalcam, Tunca Valley, Ulugol, Uzungol, Vezirsuyu, Yakup Abdal, Yedidegirmenler, Yesilyuva, Zinav Lake.

Nature Parks in the Marmara: Avcikoru, Ayazmapinari, Ayvalik Islands, Ayvatbendi, Ballikayalar, Bentler, Beskayalar, Buyukada, Camlikoy, Cilingoz, Danisment, Daridere, Delmece Plateau, Degirmenbogazi, Dilburnu, Elmasburnu, Eriklitepe, Falih Rifki Atay, Fatih Sultan Mehmet, Fatih Fountain, Gezilerdagi, Gokturk Pond, Gokcetepe, Guzeldere Waterfall, Hacet Creek, Harmankaya Canyon, Harmankaya, Irmak, Kartaltepe, Kavaklimese Small Forest, Kirazlibent, Kocakoru Forest, Kuzuluk, Kuzuyayla, Komurcubent, Kucukelmali, Marmaracik Cove, Mehmet Akif Ersoy, Mihrabat, Nesetsuyu, Parkorman, Polonezkoy, Poyrazlar Lake, Provincial Forest, Sadagi Canyon, Samlar, Sarimsakli, Sehit Serifebaci, Suadiye, Suuctu, Tekirdag Kartaltepe, Turkmenbasi, Uzunkum, Uzuntarla.


National Parks in Turkey

Polonezkoy Village, Istanbul