Karagöl Nature Park

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Karagöl Nature Park
Karagöl Tabiat Parkı
Mount Yamanlar Karagol IzmirTurkey.jpg
Karagöl
Map showing the location of Karagöl Nature Park
Map showing the location of Karagöl Nature Park
Karagöl NP
Location of the nature park in Turkey
LocationYamanlar Mountains, Menemen, İzmir Province, Turkey
Coordinates38°23′26″N 27°13′02″E / 38.39056°N 27.21722°E / 38.39056; 27.21722Coordinates: 38°23′26″N 27°13′02″E / 38.39056°N 27.21722°E / 38.39056; 27.21722
Area18.92 ha (46.8 acres)
Governing bodyDirectorate-General of Nature Protection and National Parks
Ministry of Environment and Forest

Karagöl Nature Park (Turkish: Karagöl Tabiat Parkı) a nature park in Turkey

It is in the rural area of Menemen ilçe (district) of İzmir Province at 38°23′26″N 27°13′02″E / 38.39056°N 27.21722°E / 38.39056; 27.21722 on Yamanlar Mountains which are situated to the north of İzmir. Its distance to İzmir centrum is 35 kilometres (22 mi).The road although quite bended, offers splendid view of the gulf of İzmir.[1]

The altitude of the park is 850 metres (2,790 ft). It surrounds a small crater lake named "Karagöl". The area of the park including the lake is 18.92 hectares (46.8 acres).[1]

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