La Mesa Nature Reserve in Caloocan, Metro Manila, Philippines - get details, & find more attractions to visit nearby

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La Mesa Nature Reserve

Quirino Highway, Novaliches, Quezon City, 1100 Metro Manila, Philippines

Adventure Sports- Other
Forests

About La Mesa Nature Reserve

La Mesa Nature Reserve is called the lungs of Metro Manila because it absorbs around 3% of the total carbon emission of the metropolis. The reserve is home to La Mesa Dam, Metro Manila’s main source of drinking water. It offers activities such as trekking, trail running, mountain biking , birdwatching, tree walking , and tree planting and so more.



Attractions near La Mesa Nature Reserve

La Mesa Ecopark3.08km from La Mesa Nature Reserve

La Mesa Ecopark is a wild jungle carved into a forested recreation park in 2004. Inside, the park features towering trees, botanical gardens, camping grounds, educational facilities, and several sports activities.  It is open for walking, running, birdwatching, and for other activities.

Avilon Zoo7.58km from La Mesa Nature Reserve

Avilon Zoo is a 7.5-hectare zoo located in Barrio San Isidro, Rodriguez, Rizal, Philippines. It is operated by the Avilon Wildlife Conservation Foundation, which also operates the Ark Avilon Zoo. It is currently the largest zoological institution in the Philippines in terms of land area and collection of animals.

Balara Filters Park9.52km from La Mesa Nature Reserve

The Balara Filters Park is a 60-hectare park located in the Diliman village of Pansol in Quezon City, Metro Manila, Philippines, adjacent to the University of the Philippines Diliman main campus. It is bounded by Katipunan Avenue on the west, Capitol Hills Golf and Country Club on the north, and the upscale, gated village of La Vista along its south and east.

Quezon Memorial Circle10.7km from La Mesa Nature Reserve

The site of the Quezon Memorial Circle had been intended for the National Capitol to house the Congress of the Philippines. The park is a family-friendly attraction of the city. For the adventurous and thrill-seekers, there is a small amusement park in the area as well as rental bicycles, and zip-lining. The traditional park-lovers, green spaces provide picnic areas and smaller gardens provide some are which are secluded. There are several museums within the park as well as dining stalls and out

Ninoy Aquino Parks and Wildlife Center10.97km from La Mesa Nature Reserve

The Ninoy Aquino Wildlife Park in Quezon city embraces the concept of biodiversity by preserving and giving shelter to a large number of Fauna and Flora collection including some endangered species. Here, one can have a sight of the wild animals in the Philippines and explore some rare plants and greenery which are not found commonly.

Ateneo Art Gallery11.31km from La Mesa Nature Reserve

The first museum of Philippine modern art, the Ateneo Art Gallery was established in 1960 through Fernando Zóbel’s bequest to the Ateneo of his collection of works by key Filipino post-war artists. The galley contains a lot of artifacts and so more.

Where is La Mesa Nature Reserve

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Caloocan as a toponym comes from the Tagalog root "kalook-lookan" means "innermost area". The city's name is colloquially spelled as Kalookan.