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|Thursday, 03 September 2009 06:23|
THE MINALUNGAO NATIONAL PARK
One of General Tinio’s Tourist attractions is the Minalungao National Park, located at Sitio Minalungao, Barangay Pias. Considered one of the few remaining natural environments in Central Luzon. Its name was derived from the term “Mina and “Lungao” meaning “mine of gold in caves”.
The Park has great potential for ecotourism and is awaiting development. Its pristine river,spring and unique geological features characterized by breath-taking rock formations, offer an exhilarating experience to discerning tourists. Because of its remote location, solace and refuge are bestowed to weary souls longing for tranquility and peace.
Practically a veritable paradise an ideal place for soul searching and communing with nature. This site covers the whole Minalungao. Protected landscape at Sitio Minalungao has a total land area, Barangay Pias, fifteen (15) kilometers east of the town proper.
The Minalungao protected landscape has a total land area of two thousand eighteen (2,018) hectares and is open for a Build, Operate and Transfer Scheme together with the Department of Environment and Natural Resources. The access road leading to the park from the town proper is classified as barangay Road. The Road from Barangay Pias to the park is good condition. It is also accessible via Gapan City.
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