Location: The trail is located in the southeast of Nallıhan District, approximately 25 km away from the town center. From Nallıhan, you can reach the starting point of the trail by taking the road towards Atça Village, which is located at the 21st km of D-140 Highway, and then continuing for 3 km.
General Features: This area stands out with its steppe-like characteristics, geological formations, and geomorphological structure. The nearby bird sanctuary provides visually rich scenery.
Hiking Distance: 7 Km.
Hiking Duration: 5 hours.
Difficulty Level: Moderate difficulty.
Recommended Season:The trail is suitable for hiking in open weather conditions during April-May and September-October. The trail is not recommended for summer hiking due to the lack of shade and water availability. The soil can be slippery during rainy weather.
Vegetation: It features the flora typical of the Central Anatolian steppe. Open areas with frost action dominate the landscape. Shrub and herbaceous ecosystems are prevalent. Shrub and Herbaceous Plants: Cotoneaster, Genista, Berberis, Paliurus spina-christi, Astragalus, Salvia, Acantholimon, Onosma, Achillea, Euphorbia, Asphodeline, Scutellaria, Thymus, Bromus.
Animals: Mammals: European hare (Lepus europaeus), European souslik (Spermophilus xanthophrys), fox (Vulpes vulpes), blind mole rat (Spalax leucodon), wild boar (Sus scrofa). Reptiles: Greek tortoise (Testudo graeca), Ophisops elegans, whip snake (Coluber (Dolichopis) jugularis). Birds: Red-backed shrike (Lanius collurio), magpie (Pica pica), Eurasian jackdaw (Corvus monedula), Eurasian tree sparrow (Passer montanus), wallcreeper (Sitta neumayer).
Water Supply on the Trail: Not available.
Distance to Major Cities: Ankara – 135 km, Istanbul – 325 km.