Bulabog Putian Park

Dingle, Iloilo

The Bulabog Putian National Park is a protected area of the Philippines located in the province of Iloilo on the island of Panay in the municipality of Dingle, in the Western Visayas region. The park covers an area of 854.33 hectares along a 40 kilometers trail in this rainforest.

The park is known for its unique geological formation and is the only limestone mountain formation in ...

Iloilo. It is also known as the location of the Cry of Lincud which started the Philippine Revolution in Iloilo in 1898.

The park's central feature is the Bulabog Putian mountains which contain the 322 m Putian Peak, the highest in Central Iloilo dominating the surrounding plains. The mountain was named for its most distinguishing feature, a white stone wall on the north side which is visible from as far away as Passi.

The park also contains thirteen caves, the most prominent of which are the Maestranza Cave and Guiso Cave. The Maestranza Cave is a habitat of an estimated 20,000 fruit bats while the Guiso Cave is home to 18 different species of bats. It also has several springs including the Moroboro Spring. On the park's eastern side lies Lake Bito and a dam of the Jalaur River can also be found in the park.

The Bulabog Putian National Park supports diverse species of plants and animals. Among its fauna inhabitants are the Philippine caucal, iguanas, monkeys, turtle doves, green imperial pigeons, reptiles and several species of bats. As a secondary growth forest, it supports hardwood tree species such as dao, molave and narra.

Bulabog Putian National Park News

  • Forest Fire Spares Protected Area In Iloilo

    A fire that hit a national park in Dingle town, Iloilo province spared a forest protected area in the area.

    Jim Sampulna, Regional Director of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources in Western Visayas (DENR-6), said that the 12-hour forest fire at Bulabog National Putian Park did not harm the forestland.

    Sampula said only wild bamboos within a one-hectare site were damaged in the fire which started at around 4:30 p.m. of April 20, 2016 and was contained at around 5 a.m. of April 21, 2016.

    A team consisting of members from the local government of Dingle town, Bureau of Fir ...

  • Bulabog Putian National Park

    Every year, for Easter, the family wants to go somewhere way too crowded. One year we went to the island of Guimaras and climbed a hill to a big cross. Not so bad ??" but they said we were going to the beach. We need to work on our definitions ha ha. The funniest part was once we got to the top, and the chapel, no one in our group went into the chapel or went near the cross. We just had lunch and went back down the hill? It was still a nice day…

    This year was no different. They announced we were going to the caves. I had never heard of any caves around Iloilo, and no one knew the ...

  • Bulabog Putian National Park

    Bulabog Putian National Park

    Bulabog Puti-an National Park is a protected rain forest area known for being a living museum of flora and fauna. Hundreds of local and foreign tourists visit the 847 eco-tourism park to immerse in the area's natural attractions such as its various forms of wildlife and more than 30 caves.

    The caves of Bulabog Putian National Park is an important historical, paleontological, archeological site since it was used as a hideout by the revolutionary forces in Iloilo during the Spanish occupational period. Many of the caves' walls still has text inscribed by the war heroes of the past. One of the ...

  • Bulabog Putian National Park Iloilos Largest Breathing Space

    Bulabog Putian National Park Iloilos Largest Breathing Space

    Bulabog Puti-an National Park in barangay Moroboro, Dingle, Iloilo is the only National Park in Panay. Measuring 847.33 hectares, the park covers the barangays of Lincud, Moroboro, Camambugan, Caguyuman, Tulatula-an in Dingle and the barangays of Lip-ac, Palje, Compo, Rumagayray in San Enrique. It was designated as a National Park in June 14, 1961 through Congressional Bill No. 1651 and such is considered a "nationally significant area."

    The park is an area of protected countryside that everyone can visit, explore, enjoy the landscape and learn about the wildlife in the area. The centerpiec ...

  • Take a Peek In Dingles Bulabog Putian National Park

    Take a Peek In Dingles Bulabog Putian National Park

    When you seek adventure, you obviously look for thrill. And thrill comes with anticipation and learning, of freedom and for the main purpose of this article, of sweat.

    So, better squeeze out those juices, lessen that extra pounds you might gained by this time because I'm telling you, I did all of that when I signed in for this.

    Now, I welcome you to the Bulabog Putian National Park!

    This piece of landscape beauty is located in the northern part of Iloilo province, taking in certain barangays from the municipalities of Dingle and San Enrique. The park's peculiar name was based on its m ...

  • Take a Peek In Dingles Bulabog Putian National Park

    Take a Peek In Dingles Bulabog Putian National Park

    When you seek adventure, you obviously look for thrill. And thrill comes with anticipation and learning, of freedom and for the main purpose of this article, of sweat. So, better squeeze out those juices, lessen that extra pounds you might gained by this time because I'm telling you, I did all of that when I signed in for this.

    This piece of landscape beauty is located in the northern part of Iloilo province, taking in certain barangays from the municipalities of Dingle and San Enrique. The park's peculiar name was based on its main attraction, the Bulabog Putian Peak --- a white stone wall ...