Lake Duminagat

Don Victoriano Chiongbian, Misamis Occidental

Lake Duminagat is located in Mount Malindang Natural Park in Misamis Occidental. The entire park also includes Zamboanga del Sur and Zamboanga del Norte, covering an area of 53,262 hectares of which about 33,000 hectares or 62% of forest remaining. About 20,000 hectares are cultivated and inhabited by indigenous people mostly the Subanon tribe.

Lake Duminagat is believed to be an a ...

ncient crater of an extinct volcano Mount Malindang. It is located between Barangay Lake Duminagat and Barangay Gandawan, which is part of the municipality of Don Victoriano province of Misamis Occidental.

It is one of the favored destination to some local tourist especially mountain climbing enthusiast from Zamboanga del Norte, Zamboanga del Sur, Misamis Occidental and as far as Misamis Oriental and Bukidnon. Lake Duminagat is not so known until the early 2000's when hiking clubs from Oroquieta and Ozamiz promoted the magnificent atmosphere the lake can afford to offer.

Lake Duminagat News

  • The Best Part Of Conquering Mt Malindang

    The Best Part Of Conquering Mt Malindang

    The Simple Life

    The icy wind easily pierced through the four layers of clothing I had on. After hours of perilous bike ride, a couple of it spent walking in the dark under a heavy downpour, and a night spent is a good Samaritan's home, I heaved a sigh of relief, finally arrived at my destination in one piece.

    Home for me for the next couple of days is a small wooden home perched in the midst of a clearing a few steps away from the crater lake. I was welcomed by the loud orchestra of cicadas singing as if the whole area is transformed into an open theater. Did you know that a single cicad ...

  • Mt Malindang National Park an Untouched Part Of The Philippines

    Mt Malindang National Park an Untouched Part Of The Philippines

    Mt. Malindang National Park is made up of a complex and very sophisticated eco-system. The National Park is located in Misamis Occidental in the north eastern region on the island of Mindanao. Just outside Ozamiz City, 147 kilometers east of Cagayan de Oro and 350 kilometers west of Zamboanga City. It is accessible by land, sea and air. Buses running between CDO and Zamboanga are the best modes of transport for the humble vacationer.

    The mountains, lakes and waterfalls of Mt. Malindang National Park are encompassed in a 53,262 hectare conservation district. The stunning crater lake of Dumin ...

  • Wetlands and agriculture Partners for growth Part II

    Maswerte tayo dito sa Pilipinas at marami tayong wetlands. Bukod sa mga nabanggit ko na nasa Ramsar list, marami pang iba, katulad ng:

    • Paoay Lake in Ilocos Norte.
    • Buguey Wetlands in Cagayan Province.
    • Candaba Swamp in the Provinces of Bulacan and Pampanga.
    • Manila Bay from Cavite City to Balanga, Bataan.
    • Laguna de Bay in Provinces of Rizal and Laguna,
    • Taal Lake in Taal, Batangas.
    • Balayan Bay in Batangas.
    • Tayabas Bay in Quezon Province.
    • Apo Reef in Occidental Mindoro.
    • Lake Manguao and Malampaya Sound in Taytay, Palawan.
    • Ulugan Bay in Palawa ...

  • A Snapshot Of Mt Malindangs Ecosystems Form Shore To Top

    A Snapshot Of Mt Malindangs Ecosystems Form Shore To Top

    A Sunday Stroll through the Philippine's latest ASEAN Heritage Park

    Plummeting down a 500 meter deep valley on your Sunday trip is perhaps not the most tempting outlook for most readers. But once you become finally conscious about the fact that you are safely strapped to a reassuringly strong steel cable, spanning the whooping 1.5 km between two mountain ridges, you might actually enjoy this unique zipline experience in Misamis Occidental, Mindanao. As soon as the adrenaline rush settles down a little, it is worthwhile taking a glance around: The mountain Barangay Hoyohoy, behind you, Baran ...

  • The Subanen Celebrate Nature And Life On Mt Malindang

    The Subanen Celebrate Nature And Life On Mt Malindang

    To the Subanen, Mt. Malindang Range Natural Park, which spans the provinces of Misamis Occidental, Zamboanga del Sur and Zamboanga del Norte in Mindanao, is home. Long considered the first caretakers of this mountain environment, the Subanen expressed pride in their ancestral domain and in its declaration as an ASEAN Heritage Park.

    The Subanen (read as Suban-ons) are the indigenous peoples of the mountainous areas of the Zamboanga Peninsula, Mindanao, Philippines. They are divided into five sub-groups: Central Subanen, Northern Subanen, Koligugan Subanon, Western Subanon and Southern Suban ...

  • A day in Mt Malindang

    It was a 21-woman team who took the more than four-hour trekking challenge to the peak of Mt. Malindang in Misamis Oriental recently. It was definitely tiring, but along the way they rediscovered what the tourism slogan "It's more fun in the Philippines" really meant.

    The trek up to the peak was made even more spectacular with the picturesque sceneries of varied species of flowers and lush vegetation of shrubs along the rolling terrain. These postcard pretty images are proofs of our rich homeland.

    The All Women Climb, a group comprised of several women who share common interest for outdo ...