A crater Lake, which has flora and fauna

Lake Limni in Zigana Village of Torul in Gümüşhane

It is in Saronay Upland of 1700 meters above sea, which is located in Zigana Village of Torul in Gümüşhane. Lake Limni was declared recreation area and it received the status of A Type Recreation Area (areas providing accommodation facilities, such as tent, caravan, motor-caravan and bungalow, for the night and/or usage opportunity for the day on 25.06.2004. Scotch pine trees and spruce trees are dominant in the region. It is likely to run across wild animals such as bear, fox, gazelle and deer.
Rehabilitation Project was prepared for Lake Limni, which has become one of the important tourism districts of Gümüşhane, by the Ministry of Environment and Forestry Provincial Directorate of Gümüşhane. In the framework of this Project, transport problems of the Lake was addressed at first, social facilities for the visitors of the park were constructed; toilets andplaygrounds were built at the first stage. Water resources of the lake were enhanced. 10 additional gazebos for the guests are being constructed. Bungalow accommodation type has not been allowed in Lake Limni as it has been declared ‘A’ Type Recreation Area. Lake was tendered to a private undertaking in 2005 for 20 years. There are pathways around the Lake that can be enhanced and planned as walking routes.

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