Mount Inayawan

Nunungan, Lanao del Norte

The Mount Inayawan Range Natural Park, also Mount Iniaoan Range Natural Park, is a protected area of forested mountains in the Northern Mindanao region of the Philippines. The park encompasses the mountain range also known as Mount Iniaoan located in the landlocked municipality of Nunungan in Lanao del Norte and covers a total area of 3,632.74 hectares with a buffer zone of 889.04 hectares.
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The park is situated in the barangay of Inayawan in Nunungan, some 115 kilometres southwest from the city of Iligan near the border with the province of Lanao del Sur and some 14 kilometres north from Magapu Point and Illana Bay. It is centered around Mount Iniaoan, a conical mountain which is the highest in the province at an altitude of 1,586 meters.

Lake Nunungan at 1,535 metres is one of the highest lakes in the Philippines and is also found within the park. It consists of three other lakes which supply water for the municipalities in the Kapatagan Valley and holds an abundant supply of fish.

The Mount Inayawan Range Natural Park is home to a diverse fauna. They include endangered and rare species such as the Philippine eagle, Philippine deer, Mindanao flying squirrel, Mindanao scops owl, white-collared kingfisher, Philippine warty pig and Mindanao hornbill.  Wiki

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