Attractions to explore nearby Avilon Zoo
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.
Pamitinan Cave is where Andres Bonifacio and seven katipuneros made their pilgrimage and covenant for freedom during the April Holy Week in 1895, a year before the outbreak of the Philippine Revolution, the first revolution in Asia. It is also known as the Cave of Bernando Carpio. It is just the numerous cave with spectacular rock formation form the majestic limestone crags of the Montalban Gorge. It is declared as a National Geological Monument .
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.
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.