Tehran’s National Parks and Protected Regions Tehran is home to several national parks that offer a respite from the hustle and bustle of the city. Here are some of the most popular national parks in Tehran: 1-Lar National Park   Lar National Park (Persian: پارک ملی لار‎) is a protected area nestled in the Central Alborz mountain

  Golestan National Park Golestan National Park: A Sanctuary of Breathtaking Biodiversity Nestled in the northeastern corner of Iran, Golestan National Park stands as a testament to the country’s commitment to preserving its natural heritage. This vast and diverse protected area encompasses a wide range of ecosystems, from dense forests to arid landscapes, creating a

Lar National Park Lar National Park is an important protected area of approx. 30,000 hectares in size, located at the foothills of Mount Damavand (5,610m), the highest mountain in the Middle East, northeast of Tehran. Lar is also the name of the river, the dam and the lake created by it. Protected by the Department

Kavir National Park Dasht-e Kavir Desert Kavir National Park is part of Dasht-e Kavir Desert, the biggest desert in Iran. It is a specifically protected area located in the south-east of Tehran province and east of the two cities of Qom and Kashan. It is also situated in the west of the Dasht-e Kavir Desert.

Dena National Park   Dena National Park, with an approximate area of 250,000 hectares, is located in the middle of the Zagros mountain range covering the whole Dena mountain chain as explained in another article. Dena National Park is protected by the Iranian Department of the Environment. The central part of Dena National Park was