3. National Forest Park of Athalassa

National Forest Park of Athalassa

It is situated south of Nicosia and it is surrounded by the suburbs of Aglantzia, Strovolos and Latsia. Apart from its major role as a green place/ area it also provides other similar facilities such as recreation, aesthetics, exercise, environmental education/training etc.

The park has 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.

Of particular interest is the Agios Georgios park with its small picturesque lake and the perimetric path surrounding it which is lit at night.

Inquiries: Lefkosia – Larnaka and Ammochostos Divisional Forest Officer, tel. 00357-22403704, Parks Officer, tel.00357-22805533

Source: Department of Forest, Republic of Cyprus

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