Unique moments of relaxation and recreation, always close to lovely nature. Located in the north area of Nicosia and surrounded by the suburban areas of Aglantzia, Strovolos and Latsia, Athalasa National Forest Park is one of the best choices for local and foreign visitors who love being close to nature.
Aside from its primary role as a green lung area the park offers to its visitors the chance for relaxation, recreation, physical exercising and environmental as well as educational awareness raising.
The Park includes two picnic areas, roads, bicycle tracks, pedestrian lanes, sports grounds, parking places, an Environmental Information Centre, a bird observation point at the Athalassa Dam, botanical garden, dog walking path etc. Its overall extent is 840,2 hectares.
Of particular interest is the Agios Georgios park with its small picturesque lake and the perimetric path surrounding it which is lit at night.
Nicosia – Larnaca and Ammochostos Divisional Forest Officer, tel. 22403704
Parks Officer, tel.22805533
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