PAN Parks Site Guide for Küre Mountains National Park is ready

01 Dec 2011

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Küre Mountains National Park PAN Parks verification process, started in 2006, has reached its final stage as a result of GEF supported “Enhancing Forest Protected Areas Management System in Turkey Project” actions.

New Horizons - Küre Mountains National Park PAN Parks verification process, started in 2006, has reached its final stage as a result of GEF supported “Enhancing Forest Protected Areas Management System in Turkey Project” actions.

“Preparation of PAN Parks Site Guide of Küre Mountains National Park” project was completed with stakeholders meetings organized in Kurucaşile, Amasra and Ulus districts and Bartın center.

This project implemented by Bartın Provincial Directorate of Environment and Forestry and supported by Eastern Black Sea Development Agency (BAKKA). 

Under this project “Site Guide” for Küre Mountains National Park PAN Parks process was prepared. This guide lists PAN Parks criteria of certification for candidate local business partners and recommends communicating Küre Mountains National Park and prioritizing local values and products in regional tourism activities. The guide also includes sample trekking and travel routes around the national park for visitors.

This guide and PAN Parks local business criteria were shared with representatives of government organizations, private sector (travel agencies, hotels, pensions, cafes, restaurants etc.), representatives of NGOs and forest cooperatives in Kurucaşile, Amasra, Ulus districts and Bartın center.