The Ecological Rest Area Park

The Ecological Rest Area Park

Kitcharao is endowed with eye catching natural landscape and panoramic view of Lake Mainit. It is located in the borderline of Barangay San Roque and Sitio Little Baguio of Barangay Crossing with an elevation of 150 meters above the lake. It has an area of 477 hectares of forest land within the Kitcharao Reserve and Communal Forest.

The area is planted and surrounded with exotic and secondary grown natural species of trees. Lately, this area was declared as Regional Nursery of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources. In some parts of the area are the constructed training center, 3 kiosks, nursery building, communication facilities, access roads going to the lake and plantation of Gemelina, Mahogany and Pine trees, bagrass, etc.

Today the area including the facilities is under a co-management agreement between the Local Government Unit (LGU) and the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) by virtue of the joint Department of Environment & Natural Rersources-Department of Intereior & Local Government Memorandum Circular Number 2003-01.


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