Bessang Pass Natural Park
Sigay, Ilocos Sur, Philippines
About Bessang Pass Natural Park
A large protected area which was located in the heart of Ilocos Sur. There is also a memorial which commemorates the victory on 14 June 1945 by Filipino soldiers serving the U.S. Army Forces in the Philippines Northern Luzon over the Imperial Japanese Army. The park contains pine forests as well as mossy type forests. The park is also the habitat of 29 bird species, 5 mammals, and reptiles such as the monitor lizard and different species of snakes.
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A beautiful mountain that was located in the heart of the Mountain province and this place is formerly known for its great biological diversity and is a place that has long been in the attention of biologists. The mountain and surrounding area have been declared a National Park since 1936. n addition to several rare species of mammals, there are also so many birds wandering here. it is one of the best trekking destinations and people love this area.
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