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Köprülü Canyon National Park / Outdoor River Sports Activities Centre in Turkey

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Koprulu Canyon National Park

Koprulu (Köprülü) Canyon National Park is Turkey’s most popular watersports area. The national park is perfect for hiking, or to explore the ancient ruins, or just to enjoy the dramatic Mediterranean scenery. Koprulu Canyon National Park is at the middle of many natural beauties in a fertile valley. Koprulu Canyon continues for 14 km along with the Kopru River, reaching a maximum height of 400 m.

Koprulu Canyon National Park take place high in mountains, 96 km northeast in the province of Antalya. Northeast of Antalya on the Side road take the turn off for Tasagil and Beskonak (Beşkonak), for the beautiful circular, scenic route that leads to the National Park. The road crisscrosses over the clear, flowing water of the mountain river and passes through virgin forests and over rippling waterfalls. You will want to stop often and give your camera workout in this picturesque valley. At the rest area there are fish restaurants offering delicious selections. Mountaineers will be unable to resist climbing, exploring and camping in this rudged, scenic spot. Return to Antalya via the other half of the scenic route.

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Koprulu Canyon National Park, declared in 1973 as a national park, covers of 35.719 hectares. The park is in the mountains 49 km northeast of Antalya. Koprulu Kanyon National Park is in the Manavgat district of the Antalya province. The road along the coast from Antalya to Manavgat then passes through Tasagil and Beskonak. There is a management plan made in 1973 by the Turkish and American experts.

Koprulu Canyon is a river suitable for rafting, starting at the town of Sutçuler (Sütçüler) of Isparta district, reaching the sea in Antalya. There are two historical bridges at the starting point of the part of the river suitable for rafting, the smaller one built by the master and the larger one by his headworker. Koprulu Canyon takes its name from these bridges, meaning ‘’the canyon with bridges’’. The water of this clean river supplying a chance for a raft for 7000 of people per day during the summer months is drinkable.

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Canyoning Tour

canyoning

Canyoning is an amazing nature experience in the spectacular Turkish Riviera area! The river flows quietly and calm through amazing nature around.

Atv Safari

atv safari

This unique experience brings you close to the flora and fauna of the tropical rainforest while quietly cruising the channels.

Oluk Bridge on Kopru River and Bugrum Bridge on Kocadere Stream are noteworthy samples of Roman engineering. Oluk Bridge was built 27 m above the canyon by using stone blocks and overlapping technique. The bridge dates back to the 2nd century AD. Koprulu Canyon National Park has a rich flora including red pine, black pine, cedar, fir, oak varieties and wild olives. Koprulu Canyon National Park also hosts the largest cypress forest of Asia minör. Selge Antique City and Bozburun Mountain are located within the limits of National Park. Oluk Bridge or Beskonak town is where the raftsmen get in the river for rafting in Kopru River. Village kind guest houses are available in the area. Koprulu Canyon is one of the longest canyons in Turkey. Kopru River is famous with its salmon trouts. Cypress, cedar, red pine and black pine trees form the ecosystem of the area, and the Mediterranean cypress forest, at 400 hectares wide, is the most significant flora characteristic in Koprulu Canyon National Park. The Roman Oluk Bridge over the canyon and the Bugrum Bridge over the Kocadere stream were engineering feats of their time.

Activities : Nature photography, visiting archaeological sites, geological formations, going rafting beneath the historic Roman bridges in Koprulu Canyon, hiking and camping, rafting on Kopru River. Both sides surrounded with steep and impossible hills, while underground sources feed Kopru River forming one of the most striking natural areas in Turkey. Rafting starts 100 m below Oluk Bridge where the river is calm and offers a side pocket. Amateurs row in the counter direction to familiarize themselves with the technique and arrive at the bridge. Area Profile / Regional Office: 6th District (Burdur), Provinces: Antalya, Towns: Manavgat, Serik, Coverage Area: 35.719 Hectares, Coordinates: 37°11’30.91” N – 31°10’51.22” E, Height: 200 m.

Transportation / How to get to

Our shuttle bus lines run everyday between hotels and our camp base ; Alanya Gazipasa Side Kemer Serik Bogazkent Lara Kundu Downtown Antalia Olympos Cirali Adrasan Kumluca Olimpos Manavgat Antalya Konyaalti Kepez Turkish Riviera Taurus Mountains