Kurşunlu Waterfall Nature Park
Antalya is a city that stands out with its natural wonders. Kurşunlu Waterfall, like Düden Waterfall and Manavgat Waterfall, is a place of great beauty that you should include in your travel plan. Kurşunlu Waterfall is a lush green area isolated from the center of Antalya.
Breakfast and picnic area at Kurşunlu Waterfall
When you enter Kurşunlu Waterfall Nature Park, you will see a large promenade area. This area is a complete picnic area. You can have breakfast or lunch at the picnic tables in the picnic area by bringing your own food.
The area is quite large, you can even play ball with your child if you want. The difference from other waterfalls is that you can feel the nature when you enter. You have to walk through nature for a while to reach the waterfall, which nature lovers will enjoy.
The songs of the birds accompany you as you walk on the walking path prepared with stones. It has a relaxing atmosphere. At the end of the stairs you come across, you see the Kurşunlu Waterfall.
This is the place of Kurşunlu Waterfall. In some periods it flows so strong that the water grains on your face are enough to cool you down in hot weather.
Located in a two-kilometer canyon, Kurşunlu Waterfall is connected to 7 small ponds. With its many animals such as foxes, rabbits, squirrels, woodpeckers, natural wonders, greenery and a waterfall pouring from a height of 18 meters, it was turned into a park area in 1986 and opened to visitors and was protected as Kurşunlu Waterfall Nature Park in 1991.
Don’t leave Kurşunlu Waterfall without seeing the 200-year-old water mill next to it. This mill is still in operation. You can see the mill turning and working as you pass by.
There is also a mansion built for Kenan Evren in the 1980s in Kurşunlu Waterfall. You can see this mansion before coming to the wooden bridge.
This pavilion, which was built by the creek, has not been used for a while and today it serves as Bayramefendi Osmanlı Kahvecisi. When you go up the stairs next to the pavilion, you can see a helipad.
Since your walks in Kurşunlu Waterfall will be up and down, it is very important to have comfortable sneakers on your feet. Sometimes you hike on sloping and wet dirt paths and mostly by climbing stone steps.
Where is Kurşunlu Waterfall and how to get there?
Transportation to Kurşunlu Waterfall by private car is the most comfortable way of transportation. Kurşunlu Waterfall, which is 20km (20 minutes) from the center of Antalya, can be reached by taking the Kurşunlu Waterfall road from Antalya Isparta road.
Visitors coming from Duden Waterfall need to cover a 12km road. You can reach Kurşunlu Waterfall from Düden Waterfall in 20 minutes by car. At the entrance of Kurşunlu Waterfall Nature Park, there is a free parking lot reserved for visitors arriving by private car.
Those who want to come to Kurşunlu Waterfall by public transportation such as buses can go to Kurşunlu Waterfall by using one of the lines numbered 519 (Meydan, Varsak), MK80 and MK81 (Meydan, Kurşunlu).
What are the entrance fee and visiting hours of Kurşunlu Waterfall?
Entrance to Kurşunlu Waterfall National Park is paid. If you are going to visit here, visit before noon, the busiest time is between 13:00 and 18:00.