Hinulugang Taktak Protected Landscape is a 3.2 hectares protected area in Antipolo City, Rizal, Philippines. The name “Hinulugang Taktak” means “where the bell was dropped” in English, adding to its unique beauty for both locals and tourists. Once a popular spot during the Spanish colonial era, the waterfall is even celebrated in the folk song “Tayo na sa Antipolo.”

Visitors to Hinulugang Taktak can enjoy the soothing sounds of the cascading waterfall, which is about 21 meters high, surrounded by vibrant flora and fauna. The park provides amenities like picnic areas, gazebos, and walking trails, making it an ideal destination for families, nature lovers, and history enthusiasts.

Efforts to restore and preserve Hinulugang Taktak began in the late 20th century, leading to its designation as a protected landscape in 1990. Strict regulations are in place to ensure the area’s ecological diversity and cultural heritage are safeguarded. Visitors are encouraged to follow eco-friendly practices to maintain the site’s pristine condition as a haven for biodiversity and a peaceful retreat.

Various trails offer breathtaking views of the waterfall and its surroundings, making it an attractive destination for exploration. Hiketomountains.com provides a helpful guide, detailing the best routes and key points of interest for an enhanced visitor experience.

Hinulugang Taktak Protected Landscape Location

Hinulugang Taktak is located in Barangay Dela Paz, Antipolo City, Rizal Province, Philippines. The protected area is about 20 kilometers away from Metro Manila, the capital of the Philippines, or around 40 minutes travel by car.

Hinulugang Taktak Protected Landscape Location Map

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