Mariang Makiling Trail

Mariang Makiling Trail stretches 8.9 kilometers from the College of Forestry and Natural Resources campus. Via this main trail, you can access several points of interest within the forest reserve from Flatrocks to the Permanent Field Laboratory Areas to Mudspring, and finally to Peak II.

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Makiling Summit Views

Three Peaks crown the Mount Makiling, a dormant volcano. Seen from above, Mount Makiling has a collaped caldera facing towards Batangas evident of its violent past. The rim of the broken caldera forms the three peaks, Peak II being the most accessible and famous among the public.

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Mudspring

Mudsprings are formed due to Mount Makiling’s volcanic history. Within the boundaries of MMFR there are occurences of mud pots, a type of hot spring where volcanic heat and sulphuric acid break down surrounding rocks into clay. The Mudspring is located within the Molawin-Dampalit watershed, 6 kilometers along the Makiling …

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