17 Jul Mapawa Nature Park: a biodiversity hotspot like no other
Looking for the perfect getaway at any time of the year? You don’t have to go anywhere else but here in Cagayan de Oro City. Discover the secret jewel of CdeO, the novel, fun and exciting water adventure that can dispel the stress and pressure of the life in the city. Mapawa Nature Park is an extensive land prolific with magnificent waterfalls, captivating views, and exciting activities all nestled up in the forest park located at Brgy. Cugman in Cagayan de Oro City. It offers an unwinding environment for those seeking peace and solitude as well as a site for kids and kids at hearts’ adventure.
When visiting Mapawa Nature Park having your own private vehicle is ideal, but if you don’t, you can use public transportations along the highway at Malasag. Get a taxi from anywhere in the city to Cugman and just inform the driver beforehand that you want to visit Mapawa Nature Park. Some drivers will hesitate going there because of the abrupt changes of the road through the mountains, but when you encounter this, just ask the driver to drop you off at the crossing of the highway and the main road going to the park. There are also habal-habal vehicles around the area that can then take you to the Park’s entrance that will take about 30 minutes from the City proper.
The park does not only offer relaxing and alluring sceneries but also lets out your sense of adventure. You can enjoy a zip-line course, horseback riding along the mountainside, canyoneering, enjoy the heights while cliff jumping, water slide, and of course, get to know more of nature in forest and river trekking. Visitors are also allowed to have an overnight stay on the Park’s camping grounds so bring your tents with you and enjoy the night with your friends, family and loved ones.
The Mapawa Nature Park is one way of enjoying nature. Without having to go out of the city, you can relax and enjoy what life has yet to offer. Have peace of mind and savor a great time for you and your loved ones in an adventure like no other.