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Chitgar Forest Park of Tehran

 

Chitgar Park is a man made forest park located on the west of Tehran. It is used daily by Tehran and Karaj citizens for cycling, skating, and camping.Recently an artificial lake was made in the northern parts of the Park. Chitgar Park and Lake have access from different highways in north and south of the park. The Chitgar Park is also accessible by metro, meanwhile cars are allowed in for camping.
Chitgar Forest Park is situated in Tehran province, Iran. It is an artificial forest and covers an area of 14.5 square kilometers west of Tehran. It lies within the borders of Tehran's district 22. It also has different ramps and facilities for cycling and skating. It is one of the largest parks of the province, and can be used throughout the year. This park is very popular with the population of Tehran and Karaj, and being situated on the way of the West-East wind in the province it has a purifying effect on Tehran's air.The Chitgar park is served by a highway and a metro line. The metro station is also called Chitgar. The forest areas of this huge park are irrigated by the rivers Kan[disambiguation needed] and Vardavard. A man-made lake is planned for construction between the two Chitgar hills.
 

Chitgar Forest Park of Tehran

 

Tehran Municipally officially opened Chitgar artificial lake last month. The lake was constructed under the management of Mohammad Bagher Ghalibaf. Although he no longer serves as the mayor of Tehran, members of Tehran City Council are considering selecting him as the Mayor for an additional term.Based on the statistics released on Monday by Tehran Municipally, almost 30,000 citizens visit Chitgar Lake every day. Visitors are offered free services and facilities on site.
 

Chitgar Forest Park of Tehran

 

Chitgar Park has an area of about 950 hectares and has been a recreational center since a long time ago. Its lake has an area of about 160 hectares with capacity to hold 10 million cu. m. of water, which not only feeds groundwater, but also purifies Tehran air.The combination of Chitgar Park and lake is very effective in reducing air pollution in Tehran. The lake is bound to Kan and Vardavard basin in north, to Kan basin in east, to Vardavard basin in west, and to Tehran – Karaj freeway in south. Its construction started in October 2010 and has progressed 7 percent.
 

Chitgar Forest Park of Tehran

 

Chitgar artificial lake will include recreational islands, Wildlife Islands, educational islands, sailing dock, Water Park, water sports clubs, recreational dock, amenities and service facilities, amusement park and accommodation facilities, and the creation and construction of these facilities would make the 22nd district of municipality of Tehran the major tourist pole of the capital. Three artificial islands are located at the center of the attractive and popular sites of the project of the construction of the lake. "Shohaday-e-Tonb-e-Bozorg” island with an area of 10 thousand square meters would serve for cultural and religious usages in the North of the lake, "Shohada-ye-Tonb-e-Kuchak” island with an area of 4 thousand square meters would be for cultural, social and artistic usages in the West, Shohada-ye-Abu Musa island in the East side of the lake with an area of 13 thousand square meters would be for amenities, recreational and catering usages equipped with docks, electric boat, rescue boat, and recreational boats and pedal boats. One of the other features of the project is the existence of a unique space in the North Island for the construction of a unique and beautiful mosque with Islamic and Iranian architecture. The aim of creation and construction of artificial lakes is the cultural, religious and recreational usages of them. 
 

Chitgar Forest Park of Tehran

 

Chitgar Forest Park of Tehran

 

Chitgar Forest Park of Tehran

 

Chitgar Forest Park of Tehran

 

Chitgar Forest Park of Tehran

 

Chitgar Forest Park of Tehran

 

Chitgar Forest Park of Tehran

 

Chitgar Forest Park of Tehran

 

Chitgar Forest Park of Tehran

 

Geocoding: 35°43′48″N,51°12′30″E

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