Lake Abant, Bolu 34 km. a course on Abant Mountains in southwest göldür.ankar-Istanbul D-100 highway and the TEM motorway can be reached by leaving the 22 km road 203 km. Bolu 34 km., 225 km from Ankara. Istanbul 258 km. away. 125 hectares located in the lake’s altitude is 1325 m. It fed by groundwater. The deepest point is 45 m. Abant Lake tectonic origin and plant richness of the environment, but also due to the presence of a large area of 1150 hectares with potential for open-air recreation department in 1988. “nature park” are placed under protection.
It has rich vegetation around the lake. Yellow and black pine, beech, oak, poplar, ash, beech, willow, juniper and rhododendron, hazels, medlar, priest hat, hawthorn, holly, rose, fern, blackberry, strawberry, mint, raspberry, ivy, nettle, horsetail and it creates major trees and shrubs and prairie grasses. And the inside edge of the lake water is filled with water lilies and various aquatic plants.
Abant trout is an endemic species found in the lake and “has Salmo trutta fario abaticus” is history as literature. During certain times of the year fishing enthusiasts can catch the fish by paying fees.
Rabbit in the woods around the lake, foxes, jackals, wolves, bears, pigs, deer, roe deer, squirrels and weasels;
Waterfowl; wild geese, wild ducks, herons, coot, cormorants, cranes;
From predators; hawk, falcon, hawk, owl;
Other birds; Lark, alakabak, blackbirds, nightingales, finches and shows a sense of humor.
Local forest has the most suitable habitat for deer. The presence of deer in this region provide access to a normal level, with the aim of a field surrounded Abant east deer breeding station facility has been, of course, production activities are carefully maintained. Every year some deer are left natural life.
Environment 7 km. Located on the lake with the distinctive beauty of each month and year; picnic, camping, sport fishing, hiking, bicycle, with horse and carriage, horse rides are activities indispensable. In booth located at the park entrance foods naturally produced in the region and souvenirs are sold.
Located around Lake Abant Abant Palace Hotel and the Grand Hotel are comfortable and the hotel has all kinds of activities. In addition, administration of Lake Casino and offering special services as self-catering facilities are cooking yourself. Lake transport, in the city center terminal every two hours is possible with a full shield.