Vu Quang National Park
|Year of Declaration:||2018|
|Area and Location:||
Located in the Northwest of Ha Tinh province, 75 km away from Ha Tinh city
Vu Quang National Park is home to thousands of plants and animal species, many of which are in the need of conservation. It is located in a global priority ecological region, identified as extremely important in the conservation of biodiversity. Located in an important position in the Annamites Mountains
Forest ecosystems with river systems
94 out of the total number of plant species recorded in Vu Quang National Park are rare and endangered plants;
Endemic species include Sao la-Pseudoryx nghetinhensis, new large mammal that had never been described previously (discovered in 1992) and Mang lon-Mega muntiacus vuquangensis discovered in 1993;
|Ecotourism Destination and Activities:||
Currently there are three tourist routes in the park: Tourist attractions in the administrative service area; Temple tour route: Phan Dinh Phung citadel, Dragon head stream, Canh Tien forest; and Waterfall route: Thang Day waterfall, Con Du underground lake.
|Biological Richness:||Nearly 1,800 species out of 737 genera belonging to 202 plant families including 131 endangered species
Mammal: 94 species have been recorded, of which 46 are listed in the Vietnam Red Data Book and IUCN Red List.
Bird: 315 species, of which 38 species are listed in the Vietnam Red Data Book 2007, Decree 32 and CITES.
Fish: 88 species; Amphibian - reptilians: 89 species; Butterfly: 316 species; Ant: 118 species; Spider: 38 species.