recreational activities

recreational activities


Trail-2 leading up to Damn-e-Koh is ashort trail. It has two distinct trail heads. First is located at a narrow dirt track astride Marghazar Zoo. It can be a good choice if one is looking for a short Sunday hike with family. The track does not end at Damn-e-Koh and has an extension towards the Cactus Ridge. 1.4 km long trail starts just across the road, opposite Damn-e-Koh main parking and leads to Cactus Ridge. The top of Cactus Ridge offers panoramas of Islamabad.

Picnic Areas and Tourist Attractions

This is a viewing point and hill top garden north of Islamabad and located in the middle of the Margallah Hills. Its name is a conjunction of two Persian words, which together means foot hills. It is about 730 m (2,400ft) from sea level and a 4 km drive from the Marghzar Zoo. It is a popular destination for the residents as well as the visitors to the capital.

Overnight Camping

There are designated sites at the Park where visitors can set up camps. However, prior permission is required to do this. Please contact Park Management for permission.

Rock Climbing

Training and climbing activities are organized by qualified and specialized groups.