Manleluag Spring National Park
Mangatarem, Pangasinan, Philippines
About Manleluag Spring National Park
Manleleuag Spring Protected Landscape features world-class hot springs, which have a PH level of 11-13 according to the locals and staff of the eco-park. It is also one of two hot spring locations in Pangasinan, with the other found in Balungao. Pools are readily available for those who want to experience the hot spring, which originates from underground waters coming from Mt. Zambales. Aside from water activities, a viewdeck tower will be available soon upon the development of its trail.
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