07 Jun Trekking and Chasing Waterfalls at CEDAR, Impasug-ong, Bukidnon
Drive away to Impasug-ong, Bukidnon and experience a one-of-a-kind adventure at CEDAR’s majestic three waterfalls namely; Gantungan Falls, Natigbasan Falls, and Dila Falls. CEDAR stands for Center for Development and Recreation is an eco-park located in Impalutao, Impasugong, Bukidnon. It has an area of 1,703 hectares and it is a reforestation project by the Department of Environment and Natural Resources and the local government.
Getting to Impalutao you will need to travel to Malaybalay and turn from Sayre Highway. Once you pass through the highway you cannot miss the CEDAR sign by the road that will lead you to the site. The entrance to the area is covered with towering mahogany trees that will welcome you to your new adventure.
CEDAR offers wide-range of outdoor activities such as camping, trail hiking, swimming, river trekking, rappelling, canyoneering and of course coursing through their three natural waterfalls.
You would really love the beautiful canopy of trees as you walk along the path leading to the waterfalls. If you want to take a dip, there is a man-made swimming pool up ahead with freezing waters. The first waterfall you will encounter is Gantungan Falls which is about 720 meter-walk.
The second waterfall, Natigbasan, is about 780 meters walk down the trail. Natigbasan is eerie and majestic at the same time since it is mostly covered with trees and vines.
The third waterfall is about 960 meters down the trail. Dila Falls is called dila for a reason since it the falls looks like a tongue sticking out on the rocks.
There is essentially five waterfalls in CEDAR but the three waterfalls are more accesible than the other two.
Visit CEDAR now and experience these majestic waterfalls up close while trekking and appreciating the natural wonders of mother nature.
Sources: www.ironwulf.net, www.pinoyadventurista.com, bukidnonphotojournal.blogspot.com, victornaive.com