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Horsh Ehden Nature Reserve

  • nature reserve
  • birdwatching
  • hiking

Ehden, Zgharta district

Situated on the upper northwestern slopes of Mount Lebanon, ranging in altitude from 1,200 to 2,000m, Horsh Ehden Nature Reserve covers more than 1700 hectares and is considered as a very important part of the country for its unique biodiversity.

Extending over 3 bio-geographic zones, the forest gathers different species of mammals, birds and plants of which some are nationally rare and threatened, such as the imperial eagle and wolf.

The amount of plant species recognized till now accounts for nearly 40% of plant species in Lebanon.