Marmaris National Park

Marmaris National Park is located in Southwestern side of Turkey, at the intersection point of the Mediterranean Sea and the Aegean Sea. Besides the Mediterranean climate and beauty of the flora, cultural heritage of Aegean civilizations is also within the borders of the national park.

Amos Ruins, Ancient City of  Phsykos and Castle of Marmaris are some of the important archeological remains in the Marmaris National Park.Incense trees, which are common in coastal area, are endemic plants. Touristic opportunities of the region where national park is located provide easy transportation and easy accommodation for the guests of the national park.

Flora: 54 endemic, 9 regional endemic, 5 endangered, 74 rare plant species in terms of the hazard class have been identified in Marmaris National Park. Red pine, black pine, sweet gum, Mediterranean cypress are tree species; kermes oak, holm oak, gray holm oak, dwarf juniper, wild olive, arbutus, rosary, daphne, sumac, locust, sandalwood, turpentine shrubs, oleander, marsh marigold, sage, fern, heather, tragachant, chaste berry, thyme, fennel are herbaceous species which are seen in the national park.

Fauna: Mammals such as Wild goat, Wild boar, Fox, Coyote, Badger, Caracal, Bears, Mice, Porcupines , Hedgehogs,  and various types of snakes and reptiles are living in Marmaris National Park. Also bird species such as Pigeon, Falcon, Hawk, Kestrel, Eagle, Eleonora's Falcon, Alectoris Chukar, Blackbird, Snowbird, Caspian Gull, Black – Headed Gull, Audouin's Gull, Robins, Chiffchaff, Parus, Sparrow, Finch, Black Redstart are in the fauna of  National Park.