Bale Mountain National Park
Bale Mountain National Park
Bale Mountain National Park
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The Bale Highlands for exploring Ethiopia’s Alpine Landscapes

Located in southeastern Ethiopia, Bale Mountains National Park belongs to the Bale-Arsi Massif, which forms the western region of the Ethiopian Highlands. The park is renowned for having one of the highest wildlife endemism of any habitat on Earth – i.e. 26 per cent of Ethiopia’s endemic species.

The lush forest environment of Bale Mountains is packed with stunning vistas and some amazing hiking routes. Plus the Afro-alpine plateau of the region is the highest mountainous area in southern Ethiopia Destinations.

The northern section of the park is the homestead for the Sanetti Plateau, a high-altitude area of glacial lakes surrounded by volcanic ridges. Whereas, the southern section of the park comprises a thick jungle called the Harenna Forest.

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The Bale Mountains National Park has a rich history as one of Ethiopia’s oldest national parks, established in 1970 to protect the unique biodiversity of the Bale Massif.

The Bale Mountains reach elevations of up to 4,377 meters (14,357 feet) at its highest peak, Tullu Dimtu, making it one of the highest mountain ranges in Ethiopia.

Bale National Park is home to a variety of wildlife, including several endemic species such as the Ethiopian wolf, the mountain nyala, and the Bale monkey. Other animals found in the park include warthogs, giant forest hogs, and different species of birds and rodents.

The Bale Mountains are characterized by a unique ecosystem known as the afro-alpine zone, which includes expansive grasslands, heathlands, and montane forests.

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