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National Parks More than 11,000,000 acres of Iran is under the protection that indicates the high potential of Iran in ecotourism and wildlife tourism. Iran, with a unique geographical position, located in the temperate zone of the Northern Hemisphere. Appropriate distance from the equator and the North Pole, made the Iran’s weather pretty balanced.

Existence of natural phenomenon, such as mountains, desert, jungle, sea, plains, lagoons, caves, etc. has led Iran to title “the conflict country”. Iran is divided into 4 main sections of protected areas that are protected for more than 50 years: 1- national parks, 2- wildlife shelters, 3- protected regions, 4- National natural monuments.

All of these regions possess a good potential of tourism. Iran’s position in terms of flora and fauna coverage is unique. Around 540 species of birds, 400 species of butterflies, 195 species of mammals, and 10,000 plant species in this country are listed. These numbers represent the diversity of biological life in Iran.

Alborz-e-Markazi  Protected Area Alborz-e-Markazi (Central Alborz)   National Nature Monument Angoran Protected Area Arasbaran Protected Area Arjan Protected Area Bahramgor Protected Area Bakhtegan Wildlife Refuge Bazman Protected Area Bisotun Protected Area Dasht-e-Naz Wildlife Refuge Dez Wildlife Refuge Feridonkanar Protected Area Ghorkhod Protected Area Golestan National Park Hamoun Protected Area Jahannoma Protected Area Khab-o-Rochon Wildlife Refuge Kharko Wildlife Refuge Khoshkedaran National Nature Monument Khoshyeylagh Wildlife Refuge Kolahghazi Wildlife Refuge Lar River Protected Area Lilium ledebourii National Nature Monument Lisar Protected Area Miandasht Wildlife Refuge Miankaleh Wildlife Refuge Oshtran Kuh Protected Area Parvar Protected Area Salouk Protected Area Semeskandeh Protected Area Sero (Herozil) National Nature Monument Sorkheh Hesar National Park Tang Sayyad Protected Area Vargin Protected Area