10 Forests to Explore in Indonesia
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Forests to Explore in Indonesia
Located in the Maros regency in the province of South Sulawesi, the Bantimurung Bulusaraung National Park is 43,750 hectares wide and is divided into three major types of ecosystems, namely the karst ecosystems, a lowland forest ecosystem, and a lower montane forest ecosystem. Within the national park, visitors can also find a butterfly museum which houses thousands of unique and rare butterflies that have and still inhabit the area
The Soeharto Forest Park 1 is a large forest park in the regency of Kutai Kartanegara and Penajam Paser Utara , in the province of East Kalimantan in Indonesia . It has an area of 61,850 hectares. The park's ecosystem is made up of mixed lowland dipterocarp forests, keranga forests, coastal forests, shrubs and weeds.
Mount Halimun Salak National Park is a 400 km2 conservation area in the Indonesian province of West Java on the island of Java. Established in 1992, the park comprises two mountains, Mount Salak and Mount Halimun with an 11-kilometer forest corridor. It is located near the better known Mount Gede Pangrango National Park, but the national park should be accessed from Sukabumi, 2 hours drive to the administration post and then 2 hours drive again to Cikaniki post gate.
The park is notable for its diversity of habitat types, ranging from mangrove and freshwater swamp forest, to lowland alluvial (empran bench) forest, to montane forest, and for its diversity of wildlife. It is one of only a handful of parks in the world where orangutans can be seen in the wild.
It is the largest national park on the island of Sumatra. The park area includes a large part of the Barisan mountain range, which form the western spine of Sumatra island and includes the highest peak in Sumatra, Mount Kerinci (3,805 m), one of more than five active volcanoes in the national park.
Tangkoko Batuangus Nature Reserve also known as Tangkoko-Batuangus Dua Saudara is a nature reserve in the northern part of Sulawesi island of Indonesia, two hours drive from Manado. The reserve covers an area of 8,700 hectares and includes three mountains: Mount Tangkoko Mount Dua Saudara and Mount Batuangus.